The Olympics channel on youtube has released a series of videos called “Aquatics Week” to highlight important figures and moments in the lead up to the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan.
Powered by Chen Ruolin who has now won her 5th synchro World title, for a 2nd time with Huixia Liu, scoring 359.52 points, winning by nearly 20 points.
Olympic champion Wu won her eighth world title from her eighth world trip on the second competition day of the FINA World Championships at the Kazan Aquatic Palace here on Saturday.
David Boudia (Noblesville, Ind./West Lafayette, Ind.) and Steele Johnson (Carmel, Ind./West Lafayette, Ind.) finished fifth in the men’s synchronized 10-meter final.
China’s team of Shi Tingmao and Wu Minxia took home gold in the women’s 3-meter Synchronized Springboard diving event to give China a sweep of the diving gold medals on the second day of the 2015 World Championships.
China’s team of Si Yajie and Tai Xiaohu combined to win the Mixed Synchro 10-meter Platform Diving event on the second day of the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships.
Silver went to Canada, which finished the day with a pair of silvers in diving. Jennifer Abel and Pamela Ware scored 319.47, including 72- and 73-pointers over the final three rounds.
The Americans took 9th, an improvement on the 13th place finish in the Mixed Synchro Platform event. That team was Abby Johnston and Laura Ryan.
Canada’s team of Meaghan Benfeito and Vincent Riendeau took second to the Chinese.
The American duo of Mark Anderson and Samantha Bromberg took home 13th place in the Mixed 10-meter Synchronized Diving event at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships.
Both U.S. divers competing on the opening day of the FINA World Championships advanced to the finals. Kristian Ipsen was 4th and Michael Hixon was 9th in prelims.
Head Coaches Chris Ip and Kate Kovenock have announced the hiring of Jim Pyrch as the diving coach of the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs on Monday.
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University of Houston Head Swimming & Diving Coach Ryan Wochomurka is proud to announce Bob Gunter has been hired as the program’s next diving coach.