China was once again the nation to beat in Singapore (SIN) this weekend for the seventh leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2015. Chinese divers won nine gold medals out of ten at stake. Only exception was in the women’s 10m final, where 16 year-old Lois Toulson of Great Britain triumphed with 345.25 points, in front of Wang Han and Wang Ying (CHN).
Divers from Australia, Egypt, Indonesia, Korea, Sweden and Ukraine also climbed on the podium.
In the women’s competition, China easily prevailed with Wu Chun Ting capturing gold with 339.75 point in the 30m springboard, in front of Ukraine’s Anastasiia Nedobiga (316.85) and Naomi Gowlett (AUS, 296.35).
Among men, Wang An Qi (CHN) topped the 10m (478.45) while counterpart Peng Jian Feng triumphed in the 3m with an extraordinary 515.70 points. Zhong Yu Ming (CHN, 390.85) was second and Matthew Carter (AUS,390.70) closely followed by the bronze medal.
Both mixed synchronised events saw Chinese pairs winning with respectively 289.50 points in the 3m and 312.60 in the 10m event.
The yearly circuit of the FINA Diving Grand Prix will stay in Asia for another stop, in Kuala Lumpur (MAS) on October 23-25. The last meet will be held in Gold Coast, Australia on November 1.
MEDALLISTS IN SINGAPORE (detailed results on fina.org)
3m springboard: 1. Peng Jian Feng (CH) 515.70, 2. Zhiong Yu Ming (CHN) 390.85, 3. Matthew Carter (AUS) 390.70
10m platform: 1. Wang Am Qi (CHN) 478.45, 2. Gao Ang (CHN) 415.30, 3. Jesper Tolvers (SWE) 380.90
3m synchro: 1. Zhonh Yu Ming/Li Ya Nan (CHN) 389.85, 2. Mohamed Neuman/Emaldedeldin Fawzy (EGY) 306.12, 3. Aldinsyah Putra Rafi/Ahmad Subekti (IRA)
10m synchro: 1. Wang An Qi/Ang Gao (CHN) 376.47, 2. M. Nasrullah/Lthfi Nico Abdillah (IRA) 320.94 3. Mohab Ishak/Youseff Ezzat (EGY) 209.73
3m springboard: 1. Wu Chun Ting (CHN) 339.75, 2. Anastasiia Nedobiga (UKR) 316.85, 3. Naomi Gowlett (AUS) 296.35
10m platform: 1. Lois Toulson (GBR) 345.25, 2. Wang Han (CHN) 342.27, 3. Wang Ying (CH) 302.60
3m synchro: 1. Xu Zhi Huan/Wu Chun Ting (CHN) 287.10, 2. Viktoriya Kesar/Anastasiia Nedobiga (UKR) 282.60, 3. Naomi Gowlett/Georgia Sheehan (AUS) 269.07
10m synchro: 1.Wang Ying/Wang Han (CHN) 288.00, 2. Choe Hyang/Kim Mi Rea (PRK) 282.90, 3. Ganna Krasnodhlyk/Vlada Tatsenko (UKR) 264.54
3m: 1. Li Ya Na/Wu Chun Ting (CHN) 289.50, 2. Anastasiia Nedobiga/Oleg Kolodiy (UKR) 279.90, 3. Naomi Gowlett/Kurtis Matthews (AUS) 278.01
10m: 1. Ying Wang/Wang An Qi (CHN) 312.60, 2. Laura Hingston/Kurtis Matthews (AUS) 227.28, Maha Abdelsalam/Mohab Ishak (EGY) 218.40
FINA DIVING GRAND PRIX 2015 CALENDAR
February 20-22 – Rostock (GER)
April 2-5 – Leon (MEX)
April 9-12 – Gatineau (CAN)
April 16-19 – San Juan (PUR)
June 26-28 – Madrid (ESP)
July 3-5 – Bolzano (ITA)
October 16-18 – Singapore (SIN)
October 23-25 – Kuala Lumpur (MAS)
Oct 29-Nov 1 – Gold Coast (AUS)
Swimming News / Diving News is courtesy of FINA.