China won 12 out of 13 medals in diving at the 2019 World Championships – 50% more than they won in the last edition in 2019.
The FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 concluded on Sunday May 19 in London, Great Britain, as national heroes Jack Laugher, Thomas Daley, Matthew Lee, Daniel Goodfellow, Eden Cheng, Lois Toulson and Grace Reid clinched three gold, one silver and two bronze medals on offer to join Team China and Australia at the top of the chart.
Tom Daley and Grace Reid produced a sensational final dive of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series in London to strike Mixed 3m Synchro gold in front of an adoring British crowd.
The penultimate leg of the 2019 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series concluded on Sunday May 12 in Kazan, Russia, as Great Britain’s Jack Laugher and China’s Yang Hao topped the men’s individual events and Canada’s Jennifer Abel and DPR Korea’s Kim Mi Rae triumphed in the women’s springboard and platform events.
Team China excelled at the second meet of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 in Beijing (CHN) which was staged at the Olympic venue, the Water Cube, from Thursday March 7-Saturday March 9, winning all 10 gold medals.
Team USA returned to competition Thursday morning to compete in the 3-meter synchro finals, as Maria Coburn and Krysta Palmer placed seventh in the women’s event, while Mark Anderson and Tyler Downs were sixth on the men’s side.
Competition continued for Team USA at the FINA Diving World Series 2019 – Sagamihara as Maria Coburn and Tarrin Gilliland placed eighth in the women’s 3-meter synchro, while Mark Anderson and Tyler Downs finished seventh in the men’s 3-meter synchro.
China topped the medal table in Budapest as has become the norm over the past 16 years.
China was again dominant in diving on Friday at the World Championships.
Australia’s Maddison Keeney won gold in the women’s 1m springboard on day 2 in Budapest.
Peng has amassed 435.15 points thus far after six dives, rocketing to first after starting in 12th after round 1.
Maddison Keeney (AUS) was sitting in 4th place after four rounds, then the unexplainable happened in the final round, dropping her in last place.
Commonwealth Champions Becky Gallantree and Alicia Blagg secured bronze on the opening day of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series in Beijing.