• Kyodo


Japan’s top diver Ken Terauchi clinched his sixth title in emphatic style on Saturday, winning the 3-meter platform crown by a margin of over 100 points on the second day of the diving national championships in Yokohama.

Terauchi, who finished seventh at last month’s Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, put in a stunning performance to collect a winning total of 734.10 points, easily seeing off defending champion Yoshihiro Sakata, who finished second on 629.04. Tomoaki Nishikawa was third 590.13.

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