Ware and Abel access to the final in the springboard of 3 m at the World championships

Sport 20 July, 2017

Photo: Zoltan Mangal MTI / Associated Press
Jennifer Abel finished in fourth place with 337,60 points.

Budapest — divers, quebec Pamela Ware and Jennifer Abel have qualified without too much difficulty for the final of the women’s race at the three-metre springboard at the FINA world Championships on Thursday.


Ware, of Montreal, and Abel, from Laval, have finished respectively third and fourth in the semi-final.


Bronze medallist in the same discipline at the World championships of 2013 in Barcelona, Ware has collected 338,25 points for his jumps in the semi-final, after having taken the fifth position in the preliminary with 317,25 points.


For his part, Abel, bronze medallist at the World championships in 2011 in Shanghai, has finished just behind his fellow countryman with 337,60 points. Abel had concluded the preliminaries in third place with 335,00 points.


The Chinese Shi Tingmao (380,45 points) and Wang Han (354,90 points) dominated the semi-final.


The final will be presented on Friday.


On the side of water polo, the team canada women signed a win of 16-6 against Brazil. Canada finishes in second place of group A with a record of 2-1.


Earlier in the day, France won the medal of the mixed relay 5 kilometers in open water.


Marc-Antoine Olivier, a gold medalist in the 5 km and bronze in the 10 km, swam the last relay and finished with 12.2 seconds ahead of usa’s Jordan Wilimovsky, a silver medalist in the 10 km. France won in 54 minutes, 5.9 seconds (54 : 05,9).


Italy finished third, at 25.1 seconds of the France.


The format is a novelty to the World. Each team must have two swimmers, and two swimmers, who can swim in the order that they wish.


In synchronized swimming, the Russian Svetlana Kolesnichenko won her fourth gold medal of these world Championships by winning the race in free style in a duo with his partner, Alexandra Patskevich.


The pair got 97,0000 points from the judges. It is the fifth gold medal in six competitions in synchronized swimming for Russia.


The Chinese Tingting Jiang and Wenwen Jiang (95,3000) finished second, while Ukraine’s Anna Voloshyna and Yelyzaveta Yakhno (93,2667) obtained the bronze medal.


The Canadian Claudia Halzner and Jacqueline Simoneau (89,000) have concluded in seventh place.