World Champion Qiu Bo says overcoming his own self-doubts poses a greater challenge than Britain's Tom Daley.

Tom Daley's great rival Qiu Bo admits struggle with expectation

World Champion Qiu Bo says overcoming his own self-doubts poses a greater challenge than Britain's Tom Daley.

Qiu Bo  Qiu Bo's hard work and determination on the diving platform was on full display at the FINA Diving World Series earlier this year, where he earned the title with a historic 25 perfect 10's from the judges. He is the favorite for the gold medal in the 10-meter dive, but hometown hero Tom Daley will be there to challenge him.     Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/1207/olympics-global-athletes-to-watch/content.15.html#ixzz21hfPpq5H

Qiu Bo Qiu Bo's hard work and determination on the diving platform was on full display at the FINA Diving World Series earlier this year, where he earned the title with a historic 25 perfect 10's from the judges. He is the favorite for the gold medal in the 10-meter dive, but hometown hero Tom Daley will be there to challenge him. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/1207/olympics-global-athletes-to-watch/content.15.html#ixzz21hfPpq5H

Gold medalist David Boudia of the U.S. poses on the podium with silver medalist Qiu Bo (L) of China and bronze medalist Tom Daley (R) of Britain

Gold medalist David Boudia of the U.S. poses on the podium with silver medalist Qiu Bo (L) of China and bronze medalist Tom Daley (R) of Britain

Qiu Bo, Chinese National Diving Team

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Qiu Bo, Chinese National Diving Team

David Boudia and Qiu Bo

David Boudia Qiu Bo Photostream

David Boudia and Qiu Bo

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U.S. diver David Boudia won a gold medal in 10-meter platform dive event on Day 15 (8/11/12) of the London 2012 Olympics. Boudia became the first American to win a 10-meter platform diving gold medal since Greg Louganis did it in Seoul in 1988. Winning the silver medal was Qiu Bo of China, and Tom Daley of Britain took the bronze medal.

U.S. diver David Boudia won a gold medal in 10-meter platform dive event on Day 15 (8/11/12) of the London 2012 Olympics. Boudia became the first American to win a 10-meter platform diving gold medal since Greg Louganis did it in Seoul in 1988. Winning the silver medal was Qiu Bo of China, and Tom Daley of Britain took the bronze medal.

Qiu Bo will compete in his first Olympics in 10m platform. Qiu Bo is the reigning world champion in this event.

Qiu Bo will compete in his first Olympics in 10m platform. Qiu Bo is the reigning world champion in this event.

Qiu Bo from China competes during the men's 10-meter platform diving semi final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Qiu Bo from China competes during the men's 10-meter platform diving semi final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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