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China wins fifteenth gold at Fukuoka swimming worlds

FUKUOKA, Japan, July 22 (Xinhua) — China elevated its lead on the medal desk on the World Aquatics Championships by successful two extra golds on Tuesday when diving and creative swimming wrapped up their ultimate day’s competitors.

Cheng Wentao and Shi Haoyu claimed the combined duet free title, their second gold and third medal on the Fukuoka worlds following their victory within the staff acrobatic occasion and combined duet technical bronze.

Zhu Zifeng and Lin Shan afterward claimed the combined 3m synchronized springboard title, their twelfth from diving and fifteenth general.

But China, who swept all 13 diving gold medals in final yr’s Budapest worlds, noticed their monopoly of world titles damaged by Australia’s Cassiel Rousseau, who secured the title of the boys’s 10m platform with a near-perfect final dive.

China leads the tally with 15 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals. Japan is second on 4-1-3 and Germany third on 4-0-2.

The United States stays on tenth with two silver and 4 bronze medals however gold medals are anticipated to come back quickly for them when the swimming competitors kicks off on Sunday.