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China earns three golds on final day of FINA Diving Grand Prix

2019-11-25 15:08:00 Xinhuanet

SINGAPORE, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- China grabbed three gold medals out of four events on the final day of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving Grand Prix event here on Sunday.

Duan Yu set the tone for Team China when he triumphed in the men's 10 meter platform with 477.45 points. Rikuko Tamai of Japan finished second on 452.75 points and Diego Balleza Islas of Mexico third on 451.75.

China's second gold medal of the day came in the women's 3m springboard through Huang Xiaohui, who scored 365.40 points.

Michelle Heimberg of Switzerland was the silver medallist with 320.05 points and Mikami Sayaka of Japan scored 303.15 to take bronze.

Chinese duo Du Yinying and Tang Yixuan then topped the podium in the women's 10m synchronised platform with 320.94 points.

They were followed by Matsuri Arai and Minami Itahashi of Japan on 309.66 points and Andrea Spendolini Sirieix and Josie Zillig of Britain on 269.22.

Gwendal Bisch and Alexis Jandard of France managed to deny a clean sweep of gold medals by the Chinese by taking the men's 3m synchronised springboard title with 406.38 points.

Tai Xiaohu and Zhang Chao of China were roughly two points behind and had to settle for second place. Viacheslav Novoselov and Evgenii Novoselov of Russia were third with 390.12.

Despite having brought in a second-string team, China topped the overall medal table with seven gold and three silver medals.

It was followed by Switzerland with one gold and one silver and Mexico on one gold and one bronze.

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