Result: Siyi Xie wins China's fifth consecutive gold in the men's 1m springboard final

Result: Xie wins China's fifth consecutive 1m title
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Siyi Xie wins China's fifth consecutive gold medal in the 1m springboard final at the World Championships in Kazan.

Siyi Xie won China's fifth consecutive gold medal in the men's 1m springboard final at the World Championships in Kazan today.

The sportsman took the lead after the fourth round in Russia, moving ahead of Mexico's Jahir Angel Ocampo Marroquin.

After that point, Xie remained on top while Ukraine's Illya Kvasha moved from fifth place after round three to finish second and become the first ever non-Chinese diver to earn multiple medals in the 1m springboard at the Worlds.

Mike Hixon of the USA rounded off the podium to take bronze and become the first American to medal in this event since 1998, when Troy Dumais took home silver.

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