Michael Hixon and Andrew Capobianco won a bronze medal in synchronized 3-meter as the FINA Diving World Series in Montreal kicked off Friday with four synchronized diving 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.
The team of China confirmed its world supremacy by earning all the 10 gold medals on offer during the first leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series, held in Sagamihara (JPN) on March 1-3, 2019.
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.
The 2019 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series, a competition exclusively open to the world’s diving elite, with numerous World and Olympic champions taking part, will kick-off tomorrow in Sagamihara (JPN, March 1-3).
Diving powerhouse China could not have wished a better scenario for the FINA Diving World Cup 2018, taking place in Wuhan, China, from June 5-10.
Divers from Canada and Russia collected one and two gold medals respectively this weekend in Kazan, Russia, the host city of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2018 very last leg, while all other gold up for grabs were pocketed by Team China.
Canada and Malaysia broke China’s dominance this weekend in Montreal, Canada, the host of the penultimate leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2018 held from April 27-29.
China’s Xie Siyi won their 6th diving gold of the 2017 World Championships.
Malaysia’s Cheong Jun Hoong won an upset gold medal in the women’s 10m Platform on day 6 in Budapest.
Australia’s Maddison Keeney won gold in the women’s 1m springboard on day 2 in Budapest.
“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.