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China's Qiu Bo and Huo Liang dominated the men's 10-metre synchronised platform diving event. On their way to gold, the pair earned eight perfect 10s totalling 480.03 points. [AFP]
Swimmer Keri-Anne Payne won Great Britain's first gold in the 10km open water event. Payne who took silver at the 2008 Beijing Games, swam a time of 2hr 1min 58.1secs, winning ahead of Italy's Martina Grimaldi and Marianna Lymperta of Greece. [GALLO/GETTY]
China dominated the diving taking all the possible golds available. Here Chen Ruolin is pictured competing in the women's 10m platform event. She finished the event with gold while her compatriot Hu Yadan took the silver. [AFP]
During a week of mourning for his country, Norway's Alexander Dale Oen won the final of the men's 100m breaststroke. [GALLO/GETTY]
China took more medals in the swimming competition. The first came when Ye Shiwen - at the tender age of 15 - swam to victory in the final of the women's 200m individual medley. [GALLO/GETTY]
Just recently cleared after failing a drug test, Brazilian Cesar Cielo was inconsolable after victory in the men's 50m buttefly. Here he is comforted by Australians Matthew Targett (L) and Geoff Huegill (R) on the podium. [GALLO/GETTY]
Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps has added a bronze in the 4x100m freestyle relay and silver in the 200m freestyle to his collection. [AFP]
The man to defeat the mighty Phelps in the 200m freestyle was fellow American swimmer Ryan Lochte. He won the medal by the skin of his teeth before promptly putting the medal between his teeth. [AFP]
A day later, Phelps was back in business, winning the 200m butterfly exactly a year before he will commence his last Olympics campaign in London [GALLO/GETTY]
Ryan Lochte defeats team-mate Michael Phelps for the second time in the 200m individual medley. He also breaks his own world record time in the event - ending a 19-month period which had seen no long-course records broken since the super-fast polyurethane swimsuits were banned [GALLO/GETTY]
(L-R)Ryan Lochte, Richard Berens, Michael Phelps and Peter Vanderkaay of the United States celebrate their gold medal in the men's 4x200m freestyle event. It was Lochte's fourth gold of the worlds after earlier claiming his third in the 200m backstroke. [GALLO/GETTY]
Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington won Great Britain's first pool gold of the championships in the women's 800m freestyle. [GALLO/GETTY]
The Italian team celebrate victory in the men's water polo event after defeating Serbia on day fifteen of the championships [GALLO/GETTY]
Missy Franklin is congratulated by silver medalist Belinda Hocking of Australia after winning the women's 200m backstroke for the USA with a new national record time. [GALLO/GETTY]
Rising Sun: China's Sun Yang breaks Grant Hackett's 10-year 1500 metres freestyle world record by clocking 14 minutes 34.14 seconds - the 19-year-old's second gold of the tournament [AFP]
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