Michaela Tower and Alexander Maltsev

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BUDAPEST, July 22. /TASS/. Russian interpreter Alexander Maltsev and Michaela Tower became world Champions in free routine mixed duets.

The Russians earned 92,6000 points. Second place went to the Italians Giorgio Minisini and Manila Flamini (91,1000). Third Americans bill Mei and Kanako Kitao Spendlow (88,7667). Earlier in the tournament Tower and Maltsev won silver in the technical program.

Team Russia takes the second place in the team event, she has eight gold, three silver and three bronze medals. The leader of the Chinese team (9-9-2).

The world championship on water sports in Budapest will be completed July 30 .