staff, July 30, 2012

Former Purdue diver David Boudia and Nick McCrory paired up for the U.S. to take the bronze medal in the men's 10-meter synchronized title at the London Olympics on Monday. China won gold and Mexico won silver.

"It's not real yet," Boudia said. "We were about ready to walk out and we were like, 'Oh, we just got third, we're bronze medalists.' I think it will sink in once you see your family, you celebrate, you're on the `Today' show." Read more at

Here's a tweet from Boudia:

According to his bio on, Boudia finished fifth in the synchro platform, with then partner Thomas Finchum.

David Boudia and Nicholas McCrory (USA) pose with their bronze medals after the men's 10m platform synchronized diving final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports