Wu Mingxia narrowly won the women's 3-meter title at the world championships, holding off teammate He Zi by 1.7 points to give China its ninth gold medal and 13th overall in diving.
Wu totaled 380.85 points in the five-dive round Saturday, while He finished with 379.15.
Jennifer Abel of Canada earned the bronze with 365.10. American Christina Loukas was fourth with 350.10.
Newly retired NBA star Yao Ming attended the final and signed autographs.
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