Lausanne (SUI), April, 2007 – After having dominated the diving competition at the 12th FINA World Championships Melbourne 2007, the Chinese athletes showed once more their superiority at home, in Zhuhai, during the first meet of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2007. In the competition held on April 13-15, China conquered the eight titles at stake, displaying some of the world champions present in Australia.
Facing the Chinese strength, eight other countries managed to have medallists in Zhuhai: Australia, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, DPR Korea, Malaysia, Russia and Sweden.
The next meet of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2007 (which has seven events) will take place in Montreal (CAN) from May 3-6.
3m springboard: 1. Ting Li (CHN), 389.35; 2. Zi He (CHN), 360.90; 3. Anna Lindberg (SWE), 317.65
10m platform: 1. Ruolin Chen (CHN), 449.65; 2. Xin Wang (CHN), 437.40; 3. Melissa Wu (AUS), 429.85
3m springboard synchro: 1. Minxia Wu/Jingjing Guo (CHN), 360.30; 2. Sharleen Stratton/Bree Cole (AUS), 291.18; 3. Svetlana Filippova/Olga Pashkina (RUS), 274.62
10m platform synchro: 1. Xin Wang/Ruolin Chen (CHN), 377.34; 2. Melissa Wu/Bree Cole (AUS), 321.18; 3. Sarah Barrow/M. McCarroll (GBR), 303.18
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