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The finals of the competition in synchronized swimming free routine mixed duet at the world championship on water sports in Budapest, ended with the victory of Russians Michaela Tower and Alexander Maltsev. They received from the judges 92,6000 points. Silver medals were won by the Italians She Perrupato and Giorgio Minisini (91,1000), which became world Champions in any program. Third place went to Kanako Kitao Spendlow and bill may from the US (88,7667).
For Russian national team this victory was the eighth in the world championship on water sports in Budapest. Earlier Svetlana Kolesnichenko won the technical and free solo singers, as well as in the technical and free duets with Alexandra Patskevich. In addition, the Russian team won gold in the technical and free team events, and Yevgeny Kuznetsov and Ilya Zakharov won the men’s synchronised three-meter springboard .
The number of gold medals in the world championship on water sports Russian national team takes the second place. In the lead the Chinese, who won nine top awards (eight jumps in the water, one in synchronized swimming). The third position is France, who won five gold medals (four in open water swimming, one in diving).