ARTISTIC SWIMMING: Five wins for Ukraine and seven medals for Canada’s Simoneau

Canada's Pan American Games gold medalist Jacqueline Simoneau

The second leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in Greece was a showcase for the Ukraine, but the big individual winner was Canada’s Jacqueline Simoneau.

Simoneau, the 2015 Pan American PAG Duet and Team gold medalist, won the Solo Technical competition and then took home six other medals. She won bronze in the Solo Free, then two more bronzes in the Duet events with Claudia Holzner, and was a part of Canada’s gold and two silvers in the various team competitions.

Ukraine’s entries won the Team Technical and Team Highlight events and Marta Fiedina won two golds in the Solo Free event and with Anastasiya Savchuk in the Duet Technical. Sisters Vladyslava and Maryna Aleksiiva won the Duet Free. Summaries:

FINA Artistic Swimming World Series
Alexandroupolis (GRE) ~ 6-7 April 2019
(Full results here)

Solo Technical: 1. Jacqueline Simoneau (CAN), 87.8487; 2. Evangelia Platanioti (GRE), 87.5534; 3. Marlene Bojer (GER), 76.9753.

Solo Free: 1. Marta Fiedina (UKR), 92.7000; 2. Linda Cerruti (ITA), 90.1667; 3. Simoneau (CAN), 90.0000,

Duet Technical: 1. Marta Fiedina/Anastasiya Savchuk (UKR), 91.4462; 2. Linda Cerruti/Costannza Ferro (ITA), 88.6696; 3. Claudia Holzner/Jacqueline Simoneau (CAN), 87.3405.

Duet Free: 1. Vladyslava Aleksiiva/Maryna Aleksiiva (UKR), 92.8000; 2. Cerruti/Ferro (ITA), 90.1000; 3. Holzner/Simoneau (CAN), 89.1667.

Team Technical: 1. Ukraine, 91.7261; 2. Canada, 86.6664; 3. Greece, 85.6633.

Team Free: 1. Canada, 88.8000; 2. Greece, 87.0333; 3. Israel, 83.7000.

Team Free Combination: 1. Israel, 84.7667; 2. Greece, 82.9667; 3. Hungary, 77.2000.

Team Highlight: 1. Ukraine, 93.3330; 2. Canada, 89.3333; 3. Greece, 84.5333.

Mixed Duet Technical: 1. Atsushi Abe/Yumi Adachi (JPN), 85.4462; 2. Kristina Averina/Mikhail Vasilev (RUS), 81.8957; only entrants.

Mixed Duet Free: 1. Manila Flamini/Giorgio Minisini (ITA), 90.1000; 2. Abe/Adachi (JPN), 87.5333; 3. Averina/Vasilev (RUS), 85.1000.

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