PR 106 - China obtains third consecutive title in Beijing

2014

Lausanne (SUI), December 14, 2014 – Confirming the successes of 2012 and 2013, team China pocketed their third title at the ninth edition of the FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy, held on December 13-14, 2014 in Beijing (CHN).

A total seven national federations – Canada, China, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Ukraine – performed in the following events: Synchro Highlight Routine, Thematic Duet, Thematic Team and Free Combination. 

The Chinese team delivered their performances brilliantly in the two-day competition, winning all four golds on offer. Russia impressed, beating Canada to finish second overall. Teams taking part in all events only were considered for the general standings.

Podiums by event
Synchro Highlight Routine: 1. CHN, 95.8335; 2. CAN, 92.1670; 3. RUS, 92.0000
Thematic Duet: 1. Li Ang / Ma Shuang (CHN) 95.3330; 2. Anastasia Bayandina / Daria Bayandina (RUS) 91.8335; 3. Nuria Diosdado / Blanca Delgado (MEX) 89.8335
Free Team: 1. CHN, 95.1665; 2. RUS, 91.8335; 3. CAN, 89.6665
Free Combination: 1. CHN 96.3335; 2. RUS, 95.1665; 3. ESP, 92.8335

Overall Ranking: 1. CHN, 382.6665; 2. RUS, 370.8335; 3. CAN, 362.8335; 4. MEX, 359.1665; 5. ESP, 357.8330

Podium of the previous editions:
2006 (Moscow, RUS): 1. Russia, 2. Spain, 3. Japan
2007 (Rio de Janeiro, BRA): 1. Russia, 2. Spain, 3. United States
2008 (Madrid, ESP): 1. Spain, 2. China, 3. Russia
2009 (Montreal, CAN): 1. Canada 2. Russia 3. Spain
2010 (Moscow, RUS): 1. Spain 2. Russia 3. Ukraine
2011 (Beijing, CHN): 1. Spain 2. China 3. Canada
2012 (Mexico City, MEX): 1. China 2. Japan 3. Ukraine
2013 (Mexico City, MEX): 1. China 2. Ukraine 3. Spain