SPORTS Lin/Zhu grab mixed 3m synchronized gold for China at FINA World Championships

SPORTS

Lin/Zhu grab mixed 3m synchronized gold for China at FINA World Championships

Xinhua

07:03, June 30, 2022

Second placed Italy's Chiara Pellacani and Italy's Matteo Santoro, winners China's Shan Lin and China's Zifeng Zhu and third placed Great Britain's Grace Reid and Great Britain's James Heatly celebrate their medals after the Mixed Syncronized 3m Springboard event of the Budapest 2022 World Aquatics Championships at the Duna Arena in Budapest on June 29, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

BUDAPEST, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese divers Lin Shan and Zhu Zifeng led in every round in the mixed 3m synchronized event at the FINA World Championships here on Wednesday, winning the seventh diving gold for China in as many events of the tournament.

Lin Shan and Zhu Zifeng compete during the mixed 3m synchronised event at the FINA World Championships on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (Photo: Weibo account of FINA)

The duo finished with 324.15 points to top the standings, beating second-placed Chiara Pellacani/Matteo Santoro of Italy by 30.60. British pair James Heatly/Grace Reid surpassed Mexican divers in the last round, in which they earned 71.61 points, to clinch the bronze with a total of 287.61.

Earlier on Wednesday, China has won two golds in the women's 1m springboard and mixed 3m and 10m team event.

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