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Women’s synchronized 10m platform preview: Chen Ruolin eyes history

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The Time

The women's synchronized 10m platform event takes place at 3pm ET on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

The Format

Synchronized diving events are direct finals with no preliminary or semifinal round. 

Each team will perform five dives. The medalists will be determined based on the five dives performed by each team.

The Odds

China -- 1/20 

Canada -- 9/1 

North Korea -- 12/1 

Great Britain -- 25/1 

Malaysia -- 28/1 

Mexico -- 33/1 

USA -- 40/1 

Brazil -- 100/1

Odds as of Aug. 6 courtesy betting website Bovada.lv.

The Americans

Amy Cozad (25) and Jessica Parratto (22)

The Key Storylines

China has won every Olympic and world championship title in the women's synchronized platform event since its inception in 2000. Decorated veteran Chen Ruolin and partner Liu Huixia are the heavy favorites with Chen one gold away from attaining the most diving gold medals by an individual in Olympic history.

The Reigning Medalists

2012 gold -- China's Chen Ruolin & Wang Hao

2012 silver -- Mexico's Paola Espinosa & Alejandra Orozco

2012 bronze -- Canada's Meaghan Benfeito & Roseline Filion

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