2017 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS – SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
Russia continued their utter dominance in synchronized swimming on the 8th day of competition, winning another gold in the team free final and qualifying 1st for the final of the mixed duet free.
The Russians won the team free final with a score of 97.3000, topping China (95.2333), Ukraine (93.9333) and Japan (93.1000).
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Team Free Final
- Russia, 97.3000
- China, 95.2333
- Ukraine, 93.9333
- Japan, 93.1000
- Italy, 91.7000
- Spain, 90.7000
Later on in the mixed duet free preliminaries Mikhaela Kalancha and Aleksander Maltsev, who combined for silver earlier in the mixed duet technical, led the way with a score of 92.000.
Gold medalist from that event Giorgio Minisini was joined by a new partner in Mariangela Perrupato, as the Italians qualified 2nd overall in 90.8333. Kanako Spendlove and Bill May, who won bronze in the mixed duet technical, found themselves in third once again with a score of 88.0333. Japan and Spain follow in 4th and 5th.
Mixed Duet Free Finalists
- Russia (Kalancha, Maltsev), 92.0000
- Italy (Minisini, Perrupato), 90.8333
- USA (Spendlove, May), 88.0333
- Japan (Adachi, Abe), 86.9333
- Spain (Ribes, Ferreras Sanz), 85.5000
- Canada (Rampling, Prevost), 830667
- Brazil (Souza, Stephan), 80.4000
- China (Sheng, Shi), 76.5333
- Germany (Ebert, Stoepel), 73.9667
- Greece (Kofidi, Gkortsilas), 69.7333
- Panama (Bello Acosta, Pinto), 60.2000