2023 World Aquatics Championships – DIVING
China stays excellent in gold medals in diving thus far on the 2023 World Aquatics Championships, although their ‘very best’ streak has already come to an in depth by the hands of a Mexican interlude
In the meantime, Nice Britain continues to impress in synchronized occasions, now proudly owning three silver medals in 4 pairs occasions thus far within the competitors.
Males’s 1-Meter Springboard
- Peng Jianfeng, China – 440.45
- Osmar Olvera Ibarra, Mexico – 428.85
- Zheng Jiuyuan, China – 418.30
- Juan Celaya Hernandez, Mexico – 406.25
- Li Shixin, Australia – 400.55
It was a battle between Mexico and China within the males’s 1-meter springboard occasion, which every nation taking an ethical victory.
Peng Jianfeng, 29, received his 2nd profession World Championship on 1-meter after a earlier victory in 2017. He fought off an enormous ultimate dive from Osmar Olvera Ibarra of Mexico, who scored 81 factors on a 5154B to cement silver and upend the Chinese language probability at an ideal competitors.
Ibarra’s ultimate dive had a level of issue of three.6. Just one different diver, German Moritz Weseman (sixth place), tried a dive as troublesome as that within the ultimate.
That was the primary profession World Championship medal for Olvera, who is barely 19. He was the youngest diver on the Mexican squad on the Tokyo Olympic Video games.
China’s Zheng Jiuyuan, who turned 19 earlier this 12 months himself, is the younger upstart of this system and took his first worldwide medal within the occasion.
Juan Celaya-Hernandez, who dives within the US at LSU, gave Mexico a second finisher within the high 4. fifth place went to a different Chinese language diver, of types – 35-year-old Li Shixin now represents Australia, however was born in China and started his profession competing there. That features back-to-back World Championships on this occasion in 2011 and 2013 for China and a bronze medal ultimately 12 months’s World Championships for Australia.
The gold and silver medalists from final 12 months’s World Championships, Wang Zongyuan and Jack Laugher, each didn’t compete on this 12 months’s occasion. Actually, solely three of the 12 finalists from final 12 months returned to the ultimate this 12 months.
The Individuals Jack Ryan and Lyle Yost completed ninth and thirteenth, respectively.
China has now received 9 consecutive World Championships on this occasion.
Males’s 10-Meter Synchro
- Lian Junjie/Yang Hao, China – 477.75
- Kirill Boliukh/Oleksiy Sereda, Ukraine – 439.32
- Kevin Berlin/Randal Willars, Mexico – 434.16
- Matty Lee/Noah Williams, Nice Britain – 419.82
- Domonic Bedggood/Cassiel Rousseau, Australia – 407.46
China once more received gold within the males’s 10-meeter synchro occasion, their fifth consecutive title within the occasion. Yang Hao has been a part of three of these, profitable final 12 months with Lian Junjie, his companion this 12 months, and in 2017 with Chen Aisen.
The pair have been flawless all through the competitors: they obtained virtually as many perfect-10 scores from judges (14) as they did scores under 9 (15) all through the competitors.
An emotional second got here on this occasion when the younger teenage pair of Kirill Boliukh, 16, and Oleksiy Sereda, 17, completed with a silver medal. That’s Ukraine’s first medal amid the continued Russian invasion that has ripped by way of their nation’s sporting, civilian, and army infrastructure.
The Individuals Jordan Rzepka and Brandon Loschiavo completed sixth, about 68 factors out of the medals.
Ladies’s 3-Meter Synchro
- Chang Yani/Chen Yiwen, China – 341.94
- Yasmin Harper/Scarlett Mew Jensen, Nice Britain – 296.58
- Elena Bertocchi/Chiara Pellacani, Italy – 285.99
- Sarah Bacon/Kassidy Cook dinner, USA – 285.39
- Mia Vallee/Pamela Ware, Canada – 284.22
The American pair of Sarah Bacon and Kassidy Cook dinner have been the second-best pair in prelims and have been in medal place by way of the fourth of 5 rounds within the ladies’s 3-meter synchro ultimate, however a poor ultimate dive, scoring solely Eleventh-best within the spherical, dropped them to 4th and off the medal stand by simply six-tenths of some extent.
As a substitute it was a Twelfth-straight gold within the occasion for the CHinese ladies and one other title protection by Chang Yani and Chen Yiwen.
For Chang, this can be a third gold medal – she received with a unique companion in 2017.
The Chinese language ladies dominated the occasion, main wire-to-wire with the highest-scoring dive in every spherical.
Ladies’s 10-Meter Synchro
- Chen Yuci/Quan Hongchan, China – 369.84
- Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix,/Lois Toulson, Nice Britain – 311.76
- Jessica Parrattoo/Delaney Schnell, US – 294.42
- Gabriela Agundez/Alejandra Orozco, Mexico – 291.18
- Matsuri Arai/Minami Itahashi, Japan – 284.76
Extra medals for China and Nice Britain and a breakthrough bronze for the Individuals highlighted the ladies’s 10-meter synchro occasion.
Chen Yuci and Quan Hongchan received their second straight World Championship within the occasion, scoring some extent greater than final 12 months en path to victory.
They beat the British pair of Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix and Lois Toulson, who completed 2nd, 58 factors behind.
The Individuals Jessica Parratto and Delaney Schnell gave the US their first diving medal of the competitors, 17 factors again of the Brits. Schnell received silver final 12 months with Katrina Younger, however this 12 months is diving with Parratto, who’s the daughter of Minnesota swim coach Mike Parratto, who, amongst others, coached Regan Smith and Jenny Thompson.