Olympic champ Mitcham earns perfect score

Published Apr. 4, 2012 1:00 a.m. ET

Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham won the Australian diving trials on Wednesday, getting perfect 10s from all seven judges in the 10-meter platform final to finish with 1,514 points.

Mitcham hadn't scored 10s since last April and has spent much of the past 12 months recovering from abdominal injuries.

He said ''it looks like everything I'm doing is starting to work and fall into place. I'm starting to dive like the old me again.''

The 24-year-old Mitcham, who broke China's domination of gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, is aiming for a personal best score of around 1,570 at the London Games this summer.