VIDEO: 16 year old Kim Kuk Hyang (PRK) earlier help North Korea win their first medal, Bronze in the Synchro, and now she becomes their first ever diving World Champ.
First ever Mixed Team Diving, where divers switch between platform and springboard, Jessica Parratto and David Boudia (USA) started strong but slipped to 9th in the end, 30 off the podium.
Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree combined for gold in the inaugural Mixed Team Event to win Great Britain’s second medal in as many nights at the Kazan 2015 World Championships.
Maddison Keeney (AUS) was sitting in 4th place after four rounds, then the unexplainable happened in the final round, dropping her in last place.
“I just wanted to do six dives the best I could. Other things are out of my hand as far as how other divers do or how the judges score,” said Hixon, who became the first U.S. man to medal on 1-meter at a World Championships since 1998.
Kristian Ipsen and Sam Dorman finished seventh in the men’s synchronized 3-meter final Tuesday at the FINA World Championships.
Two time Olympic Champ Qin Kai wins his 4th Synchro title, with his 4th different partner, this time Cao Yuan, beating the Russians by 12.27 points.
Incoming Wisconsin diving freshman Gabby Comunale won a 3-meter title to highlight a strong overall performance last week at the 2015 AAU Diving National Championships.
Sam Dorman and Kristian Ipsen (USA) finish in 7th with 405.99 points, 39.21 points off the podium.
After a Bronze in 2011 and Silver in 2013, Tania Cagnotto (ITA) finally wins Gold, beating Shi Tingmao (CHN) by 1.65 points.
By advancing to 10-meter finals, Cozad also secures a quota spot for the U.S. for the 2016 Olympic Games.
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.