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Chang, Shi add to gold haul

Divers Chang Yani and Shi Tingmao celebrate their victory in the women’s 3-meter springboard synchronized final at the FINA world championships in Budapest, Hungary, yesterday. China has a chance for another gold in the day’s second event when Chen Aisen and Yang Hao compete in the men’s 10m platform synchro final. On Sunday, Peng Jianfeng won the men’s 1m springboard final ahead of teammate He Chao, and Ren Qian and Si Yajie followed up with gold in the women’s 10m synchro. The two-gold haul came a day after China failed to make the podium in women’s 1m springboard, and then missed out on gold in men’s 3m springboard synchro, both for the first time at a worlds since 2003. — Reuters

Divers Chang Yani and Shi Tingmao celebrate their victory in the women’s 3-meter springboard synchronized final at the FINA world championships in Budapest, Hungary, yesterday. China has a chance for another gold in the day’s second event when Chen Aisen and Yang Hao compete in the men’s 10m platform synchro final. On Sunday, Peng Jianfeng won the men’s 1m springboard final ahead of teammate He Chao, and Ren Qian and Si Yajie followed up with gold in the women’s 10m synchro. The two-gold haul came a day after China failed to make the podium in women’s 1m springboard, and then missed out on gold in men’s 3m springboard synchro, both for the first time at a worlds since 2003. — Reuters

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