Athletes of the Russian national synchronized swimming (Davydov, Ishchenko Khasyanova, Kolesnychenko Korobov, Paskevich, Shishkin, Timanin) won the gold medal in the finals of the team competition in Shanghai.
According to the official site of the championship in the final team competition Russians showed the best result in the long program — 98.620 points. Chinese women won the silver (96,580), bronze — athletes from Spain (96,090).
"Now I can not quite believe in the reality of what took place. Looking back, it is difficult even to recognize how we were able to do it. Yesterday, before the duo had the thought everything can not go. But then gathered, collected herself, "- said Natalia Ishchenko after the speech, RIA Novosti reported. As a part of the Russian national team athlete won gold in the technical and free programs in solo, duet, and the Russian team got better grades and judges for arbitrary combination of the program.
In the first medal world championship team of Russia in second place. The Russians won seven gold (all in synchronized swimming), three silver and three bronze medals. In the national team of China, which holds the first place — nine gold, ten silver and one bronze medal. In the third place team in Germany, which has one gold, three silver and three bronze.