China, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland and the USA grabbed a gold medal this weekend in Bolzano, Italy, as the city staged the fifth leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2016, from July 15-17.
FINA scholarship holder Guillaume Dutoit of Switzerland topped the men’s 3m event with 452.62 points, edging Japanese Sho Sakai (445.80) and France’s Matthieu Rosset (440.00).
In the women’s field, Japan and Italy led the charge this weekend as 1m world champion Tania Cagnotto won the 3m springboard event on home-soil with 355.60. Xu Zhihuan (CHN, 332.05) and Anastasia Nedobiga (UKR, 317.30) respectively stepped on the second and third steps of the podium.
Italian pair Tania Cagnotto/Francesca Dallape were the best in the 3m synchro and Japan pocketed victories in the individual and synchro 10m.
Back to the men’s, Yang Hao (CHN) was the best in the 10m event with 506.30 points, while the Chinese also triumphed with his partner Xu Zewei in the 10m synchro.
Germany’s Patrick Hausding/Stephan Feck bagged the gold in the 3m synchro, while the pair took silver in the 10m sychro.
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MEDALLISTS in Bolzano
3m springboard: 1. Guillaume Dutoit (SUI) 452.62; 2. Sho Sakai (JPN) 445.80; 3. Matthieu Rosset (FRA) 440.00
10m platform: 1. Yang Hao (CHN) 506.30; 2. Benjamin Auffret (FRA) 447.20; 3. Xu Zewei (CHN) 428.50
3m synchro: 1. Patrick Hausding/Stephan Feck (GER); 2. Huang Bowen/Li Linwei (CHN); 3. Giovanni Tocci/Andrea Chiarabini (ITA)
10m synchro: 1. Xu Zewei/Yang Hao (CHN) 390.69; 2. Patrick Hausding/Martin Wolfram (GER) 364.98; 3. Zachary Cooper/Maxwell Flory (USA) 335.70
3m springboard: 1. Tania Cagnotto (ITA) 355.60; 2. Xu Zhihuan (CHN) 332.05; Anastasia Nedobiga (UKR) 317.30
10m platform: 1. Minami Itahashi (JPN) 357.95; 2. Miya Suo 312.20; 3. Celina Toth (CAN) 308.40
3m synchro: 1. Tania Cagnotto/Francesca Dallape (ITA) 298.92; 2. Wang Han/Xu Zhihuan (CHN) 287.70; 3. Uschi Freitag/INge Jansen (NED) 267.60
10m synchro: 1. Nana Sasaki/Matsuri Arai (JPN) 293.16; 2. Delaney Schell/Tarrin Gilliand (USA) 291.24; 3. Miya Suo/Tong Ma (CHN) 289.32
10m: 1. Zachary Cooper/Tarrin Gilliland (USA) 294.60; 2. Noemi Batki/Maicol Verzotto (ITA) 277.80; 3. Yevhen Naumenko/Valeriia Liulko (UKR) 246.54
3m: Sebastian Villa/Diana Pineda (COL) 287.91; 2. Elena Bertocchi/Lorenzo Marsaglia (ITA) 249.63; 3. Maxwell Flory/ Schultz Brooke (USA) 246.93
2016 FINA Diving Grand Prix calendar
1. Madrid (ESP): January 15-17
2. Rostock (GER): January 29-31
3. San Juan (PUR): March 31-April 3
4. Gatineau (CAN): April 7-10
5. Bolzano (ITA): July 15-17
6. Kuching (MAS): October 21-23
7. Gold Coast (AUS): October 27-30
8. Singapore (SIN): November 4-6
Swimming news courtesy of FINA.