DWS 2013, Guadalajara day 1: Golden day for Mexico and China
The Mexican pair, who won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics, delighted their audience and were applauded in each of their six dives. Russia took the second place with Victor Minibaev and Artem Chesakov totalling 428.49. The bronze went to Jose Guerra and Jeinkler Aguirre of Cuba with 409.11 points, with one more medal going to Latin America.
Mexico's Yahel Castillo and Daniel Islas - credit: Hector Vivas
Yahel Castillo and Daniel Islas performed in the men's 3m springboard synchro to win the gold medal with 453.12 points. It was the second gold medal of the day for the host federation, a premiere in Diving World Series history.
China finished second with Shixin Li and Chao He with 445.83. Britain was third with Nicholas Robinson-Baker and Christopher Mears scoring 407.49 points.
Men's 3m springboard synchro podium - credit: Hector Vivas
The world's best divers are participating in the FINA/Midea Diving World Series 2013. In Guadalajara, divers from eleven countries, including 15 world and Olympic medallists, are competing.
The participating countries are: Canada, Colombia, Cuba, China, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, Ukraine and Mexico.