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Canada's Abel Jennifer in action during the finals of the women's 1M springboard diving event at the Delhi 2010.- PTI
Diver Despatie lands third Gold of Games

The Gold medals just keep coming for Canadian diver Alexandre Despatie and Jennifer Abel.

Despatie and his partner Reuben Ross (CAN) needed to nail their sixth and final effort in the Men's 3m Synchronised Springboard event in order to claim the title at the Dr S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex today. And they did just that, scoring nines across the board for synchronisation.

It was the third Gold Despatie has won in as many events in Delhi, and the ninth of a Commonwealth Games career that started in Kuala Lumpur in 1998 when he was just 13.

The Canadians were placed second heading into the final dive and there was no room for error as they looked to snatch victory from the grasp of leaders Matthew Mitcham (AUS) and Ethan Warren (AUS).

Despatie and Ross met the challenge, edging out the Australian duo by 430.35 points to 424.47 to book their place at the top of the podium.

Malaysia's Bryan Nickson Lomas and Ken Nee Yeoh took Bronze.

On the Women's front, Jennifer Abel (CAN) took the lead on her second of five dives and hung on to win the Women's 1 m Springboard for Canada's fourth Gold in Diving at Delhi 2010 today.

Abel and Sharleen Stratton (AUS) were tied for second behind Jaele Patrick (AUS) after the first dive, but Abel put distance between herself and her Australian rivals on her second attempt and remained consistent over the next three dives for the title.

Stratton damaged her chances of rallying when she turned in the sixth-best marks on her fourth dive compared to the third-best by Abel, who finished with 301.75 points while Stratton had 299.15 for Silver.

Canada's Emilie Heymans took Bronze, taking the country's Diving medal haul to six. - GNS