PR 17 - Diving Grand Prix 2013: Chinese divers continue dominance in Rostock

2013

Lausanne (SUI), February 25, 2013 – Chinese divers occupied the majority of the podiums, clinching all eight titles on offer, during the second stage of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2013, taking place in Rostock (GER) from February 22-24.

The Chinese victories went to Chao He (men’s 3m springboard individual and synchro with Shixin Li), Jian Yang (men’s 10m platform individual and synchro with Siyi Xie), Han Wang (women’s 3m springboard) and Jiao Liu/Qulin Zheng in the synchro same event, and Yajie Si (women’s 10m platform individual and synchro pairing with Jie Lian).

Other countries to win a medal in Rostock were Belarus, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Russia and Ukraine.


MEDALLISTS IN ROSTOCK (GER)

Men
3m springboard: 1. Chao He (CHN) 498.90; 2. Shixin Li (CHN) 493.30; 3. Illya Kvasha (UKR) 483.35
10m platform: 1. Jian Yang (CHN) 486.05; 2. Siyi Xie (CHN) 469.00; 3. Vadim Kaptur (BLR) 415.85
3m springboard synchro: 1. Chao He/Shixin Li (CHN) 436.05; 2. Jonathan Ruvalcaba/Carlos Moreno (MEX) 379.71; 3. Oleksandr Gorshkovozov/Oleg Kolodiy (UKR) 372.78
10m platform synchro: 1. Siyi Xie/Jian Yang (CHN) 482.43; 2. Jahir Ocampo/Diego Balleza (MEX) 394.32; 3. Vadim Kaptur/Yauheni Karaliov (BLR) 360.30

Women
3m springboard: 1. Han Wang (CHN) 368.40; 2. Jiao Liu (CHN) 321.40; 3. Maria Marconi (ITA) 309.90
10m platform: 1. Yajie Si (CHN) 402.90; 2. Jie Lian (CHN) 371.65; 3. Iulia Prokopchuk (UKR) 348.85
3m springboard synchro: 1. Jiao Liu/Qulin Zheng (CHN) 307.50; 2. Kristina Ilinykh/Maria Polyakova (RUS) 284.70; 3. Viktoriya Kesar/Anna Pysmenska (UKR) 278.70
10m platform synchro: 1. Yajie Si/Jie Lian (CHN) 332.70; 2. Karla Rivas/Monica Marquez (MEX) 295.92; 3. Carol Ann Ware/Pamela Ware (CAN) 287.94


2013 FINA DIVING GRAND PRIX CALENDAR

February 15-17: Madrid (ESP)
February 22-24: Rostock (GER)

May 2-5: Gatineau (CAN)
May 9-12: Fort-Lauderdale (USA)
May 16-19: San Juan (PUR)
May 29-31: Kazan (RUS)
June 28-30: Bolzano (ITA)


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