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China wins second gold at World Championships

China's Liu Huixia and Chen Ruolin perform a dive at the women's synchronised 10m platform preliminary during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013. Liu and Chen finished first in the event and took the gold medals. Photos: Agencies

Chinese divers Chen Roulin and Liu Huixia won the second gold medal of the day on Monday after they conquered the women's 10-meter synchronized platform at the Barcelona's World Swimming and Diving Championships.

Li Shinxin of China won it in the men's 1-meter springboard previously.

Chen and Liu scored a total of 356.28 points, followed by Canada's Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion with 331.41 who took silver. Malaysia's Pandelela Rinong and Mun Yee Leong scoring 331.14 to take the bronze medal.

This is Chen's fourth successive world medal in 10-meters synchronized diving. She also has two Olympic medals in 10-meters individual and synchronized diving competition, while Liu won six 10-meter synchronized platform competitions in this year's World Series.

 

China's Li Shixin performs a dive at the men's 1m springboard final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013

China's Liu Huixia, left, and Chen Ruolin perform a dive at the women's synchronised 10m platform preliminary during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013.

China's Liu Huixia and Chen Ruolin perform a dive at the women's synchronised 10m platform final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013.

China's Liu Huixia and Chen Ruolin (L) hug after completing their final dive at the women's synchronised 10m platform final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013.

China's Liu Huixia and Chen Ruolin (R) bite on their gold medals as they pose at the women's synchronised 10m platform victory ceremony during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013.

China's Li Shixin performs a dive at the men's 1m springboard final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013. Li finished first in the event and took the gold medal.

China's Sun Zhiyi performs a dive at the men's 1m springboard final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013.

A combination photograph shows China's Li Shixin performing a dive at the men's 1m springboard final during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013.

China's Li Shixin bites his gold medal as he poses at the men's 1m springboard victory ceremony during the World Swimming Championships at the Montjuic municipal pool in Barcelona, July 22, 2013.

 


 

 


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