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Chengdu Universiade | Home favourite pair win ladies’s synchro 10m platform

CHENGDU, July 31 (Xinhua) — Home favourite youngsters Zhang Jiaqi and Zhang Minjie claimed the ladies’s synchronized 10m platform gold medal on the Chengdu Universiade right here on Monday.

The path to victory wasn’t significantly difficult for Zhang Jiaqi and Zhang Minjie. The solely competitors for them got here from a single South Korean duo, and the Chinese crew maintained the lead all through to clinch the gold.

They amassed a complete of 349.08 factors from 5 dives, trailed by South Korea’s Ko Hyeon-ju/Kim Seo-yeon who scored 242.4 factors.

“It’s an honor to compete both at the World Aquatics Championships and the Chengdu Universiade,” mentioned Zhang Jiaqi, who received the blended synchronized 10m platform on the World Aquatics Championships paired with Wang Feilong simply two weeks in the past in Fukuoka, Japan.

“Although it’s my first time competing against only one pair, that’s fine, as the judges will wait for us to prepare,” added Zhang Jiaqi, the ladies’s synchronized platform victor on the Tokyo Olympics.

“We’ve known each other for seven years, but we trained together for the Chengdu Universiade for just one week,” Zhang Minjie famous.