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FINA AQUATICS 2017, 7TH DAY

RUSSIA CONTINUES TO TRIUMPH IN SYNCHRO SWIMMING, CHINESE WIN IN MEN’S SPRINGBOARD DIVING

Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Aleksandra Patskevich of Russia triumphed in the synchro swimming duet free event in Budapest on Thursday, with the former winning her fourth gold medal in the 17th World Aquatics Championships. Meanwhile, France triumphed in the 5 km open water swimming mixed team relay event of the 17th World Aquatics Championships in Balatonfüred, in western Hungary. Moreover, Xie Siyi of China triumphed in the men’s 3m springboard diving event.
Open water swimming 5 km mixed team:
1. France 54:05.90 min
2. United States 54:18.10
3. Italy 54:31.00
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7. Hungary

Synchronised swimming duet free:
1. Svetlana Kolesnichenko, Alexsandra Patskevich (RUS) 97.0000 points
2. Tingting Jiang, Wenwen Jiang (CHN) 95.3000
3. Anna Voloshyna, Yelizaveta Yakhno (UKR) 93.2667

Women’s water polo:
Group A:
Italy – China 15:8 (3:2, 4:2, 6:0, 2:4)
Canada – Brazil 16:6 (4:2, 4:2, 4:1, 4:1)

Final standing:
1. Italy 6
2. Canada 4
3. China 2
4. Brazil 0

Group B:
United States – New Zealand 22:7 (6:2, 6:1, 6:2, 4:2)
Spain – South Africa 17:3 (4:1, 6:0, 2:1, 5:1)

Final standing:
1. United States 6
2. Spain 4
3. New Zealand 2
4. South Africa 0

Group C:
France – Japan 9:8 (3:3, 3:0, 1:3, 2:2)
Hungary – Netherlands 10:8 (2:2, 1:1, 4:2, 3:3)

Final standing:
1. Hungary 6
2. Netherlands 4
3. France 2
4. Japan 0

Group D:
Greece – Australia 11:8 (2:2, 3:3, 3:2, 3:1)
Russia – Kazakhstan 15:6 (5:1, 3:2, 4:2, 3:1)

Final standing:
1. Greece 4 (37:22)
2. Australia 4 (32:20)
3. Russia 4 (29:21) 4. Kazakhstan 0 Men’s

3 m springboard diving:
1. Xie Siyi (CHN) 547.10 points
2. Patrick Hausding (GER) 526.15
3. Ilia Zakharov (RUS) 505.90

Source: MTI/FINA
(Alexandra Béni)