August 06, 2021 2:31 PM
Alex Lawes

Olympic Diving – Men's 10m Platform Preview & Prediction

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When is the Tokyo 2020 Olympics taking place? The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is taking take place between 23rd July, 2021 and 8th August 2021, although some preliminary events began on 21st July, 2021.

Where is the Tokyo 2020 Olympics taking place? While the vast majority of Olympic action will naturally take place in Tokyo or the surrounding areas, the likes of Yokohama, Saitama, Sendai, Kashima and Sapporo are also hosting events.

Where can I get tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics? Many events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are be taking place without spectators, but not all. For full information, your best bet is to head here for the latest information.

What TV channel is the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on in the UK? Televised Olympic coverage is shared between BBC and Eurosport so it is worth checking their schedules for the full breakdown.

Where can I stream the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the UK? Unlike in previous Olympic Games, the Beeb can only show two live events at any one time, which are viewable on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & app. Eurosport subscribers can stream the action on Eurosport Player, while the biggest offering is available for subscribers of discovery+, the new player in town. For those not inclined, the BBC have a highlights programme at 19:30 every evening.


What time is the Men’s 10m Platform taking place? 07:00 on Saturday 7th August (UK time)

Where is the Men’s 10m Platform taking place? Olympic Aquatics Centre

Who is the reigning Olympic champion in the Men’s 10m Platform ? Chen Aisen of China


The men’s Synchronised 10m Platform event was won by Great Britain with Tom Daley and Matty Lee taking the gold medal. Of the seven events in the Diving completed so far at Tokyo 2020, that event was the only one not won by China.

Daley will, as a consequence, come in as an individual medal contender but it remains unlikely that they will be able to steal the gold and silver medals away from the Chinese athletes once again. Yang Jian and Cao Yuan remain the favourites for this event with Aleksandr Bondar of the Russian Olympic Committee trying to get on the podium.


Yang Jian is the Chinese diver that is expected to take gold. He has finished first in the Men’s 10m Platform dive in eight world series and grand prix events, finishing second on three occasions as well.


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