China Wins It All At The Diving World Series In Kazan

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April 03rd, 2017 Diving, News

Team China was once more the best this weekend in Kazan, Russia, at the third and penultimate leg of theFINA/NVC Diving World Series 2017 (March 31- April 2).

The powerhouse clinched 10 titles out of the 10 on offer following the success in the inaugural event in Beijing, with nine victories, and 10 gold medals at the second leg in Guangzhou.

Chinese Olympic champions Cao Yuan and Chen Aisen won the 3m (515.40) and 10m (580.60) individual events respectively, while experienced divers Shi Tingmao and Ren Qian pocketed the women’s 3m (381.90) and 10m (394.25) respectively.

As for the synchronised events, the pair Cao Yuan and Xie Siyi took gold in the 3m, while Chen Aisen/Yang Hao got the 10m title.

Wang Han/Li Zheng and Lian Jie/Lian Junjie (CHN) were the best in the mixed events with 322.50 and 347.76 points.

Others nations with a medal in Kazan were Australia, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Mexico and Russia.

Read complete news reports on FINA website

The FINA/NVC Diving World Series’ last stop is Windsor (CAN), on April 21-23.

Medallists in Kazan

3m springboard:
1. Cao Yuan (CHN) 515.40; 2. Xie Siyi (CHN) 507.10; 3. Ilia Zakharov (RUS) 486.70
10m platform:
1. Chen Aisen (CHN) 580.60; 2. Yang Hao (CHN) 574.80; 3. Thomas Daley (GBR) 543.80
3m springboard synchro: 1. Cao Yuan/Xie Siyi (CHN) 458.82; 2. Chris Mears/Jack Laugher /GBR) 420.42; 3. Evgenii Kuznetsov/Ilia Zakharov (RUS) 376.83
10m platform synchro: 1. Chen Aisen/Yang Hao (CHN) 426.57; 2. Sascha Klein/Patrick Hausding (GER) 408.54; 3. Thomas Daley/Daniel Goodfellow (GBR) 406.38

3m springboard: 1. Shi Tingmao (CHN) 381.90; 2. Wang Han (CHN) 363.85; 3. Abel Jennifer (CAN) 347.15
10m platform: 1. Ren Qian (CHN) 394.25; 2. Si Yajie (CHN) 382.90; 3. Viviana del Angel Peniche (MEX) 349.55
3m springboard synchro: 1. Chang Yani/Shi Tingmao (CHN) 321.90; 2. Nadezhda Bazhina/Kristina Ilinykh (RUS) 309.00; 3. Esther Qin/Maddison Keeney (AUS) 289.80
10m platform synchro: 1. Ren Qian/Si Yajie (CHN) 328.20; 2. Caeli McKay/Meaghan Benfeito (CAN) 291.06; 3. Iuliia Timoshinina/Valeriia Belova (RUS) 284.76

3m synchro:
1. Wang Han/Li Zheng (CHN) 322.50; 2. Abel Jennifer/Francois Imbeau-Dulac (CAN) 320.50; 3.Grace Reid/Thomas Daley (GBR) 299.82
10m synchro: 1. Lian Jie/Lian Junjie (CHN) 347.76; 2. Iluliia Timoshinina/Viktor Minibaev (RUS) 323.88; 3. Melissa Wu/Domonic Bedggood (AUS) 314.34

Diving World Series 2017 calendar

1. Beijing (CHN) – March 3-5
2. Guangzhou City (CHN) March 9-11
3. Kazan (RUS) March 31- April 2
4. Windsor (CAN) April 21-23

News courtesy of FINA.

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