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Home team wins 3-meter synchronized springboard

Updated: August 17, 2004, 1:35 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Greeks gloried in the first gold medal of their hometown Olympics -- a surprise win in men's synchronized diving that gave a nation disillusioned by a doping scandal a reason to revel.

Nikolaos Siranidis and Thomas Bimis pulled off an upset in Monday night's 3-meter springboard event, executing a killer final dive that topped the German and Australian duos and ignited a party complete with song and dance at the Olympic diving center.

"I still can't believe ...

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