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Twin sisters win first gold for China in Budapest worlds inventive swimming



BUDAPEST, June 19 (Xinhua) — China’s twin sisters Wang Liuyi and Wang Qianyi received the gold medal within the inventive swimming girls’s technical duet on the nineteenth FINA World Championships right here on Sunday.

The 25-year-olds scored 93.7536 factors for the title.

The Wang twins had been favorites of the occasion as they received the gold medal within the girls’s workforce free mixture 5 years in the past within the seventeenth World Championships.

They additionally led the preliminaries of the occasion two days in the past.

“We had a better performance in the final given two days of preparation since the preliminaries, and I am very satisfied,” older sister Wang Liuyi stated after the ultimate.

Younger sister Wang Qianyi added: “We presented what we had in our training, our final scores were higher than in the preliminaries, and our self-evaluation was better than in the preliminaries.”

Wang Liuyi, sadly, missed the occasion in final 12 months’s Tokyo Olympics because of accidents, however this time the sisters managed to point out up and chase their desires collectively within the World Championships.

“Although I was not able to participate in the last Olympic Games, but we will cheer for each other as long as one of us is participating in the event,” stated Wang Liuyi. “This time, it is an honor to represent the Chinese team in the double event. I am excited that we could present an improved performance.”

“I have experienced the Olympic Games before, and now I have a chance to participate in the World Championships with my sister. We encourage and support each other in both training and competitions. It feels really good,” Wang Qianyi famous.

“I love to compete against my opponents and learn from them. I believe that we will become better and better,” the youthful sister added.

The Ukrainian Aleksiiva sisters, Maryna and Vladyslava, took the silver medal with 91.8617 factors, whereas Anna-Maria and Eirini Alexandria from Austria got here third with 91.2622 factors.