ARTISTIC SWIMMING: Six wins for Canada in fifth World Series stop in Beijing

Canada's Pan American Games gold medalist Jacqueline Simoneau

The fifth stage of the FINA World Series for Artistic Swimming as a showcase for Canada and especially reigning Pan American Duet gold medalist Jacqueline Simoneau.

She won the Solo Technical and Solo Free events easily and teamed with Claudia Holzner to take the Duet Technical and Duet Free events in tighter competitions with France’s sister pair, Charlotte and Laura Tremble.

Canada won the Team Free and Team Highlight events, while China won the Team Technical and Team Free Combination competitions. Russia’s World Duet Technical champ Aleksandr Maltsev and new partner Mayya Gurbanberdieva won both of the Mixed Duet events by comfortable margins. Summaries:

FINA Artistic Swimming World Series
Beijing (CHN) ~ 4-6 May 2019
(Full results here)

Solo Technical: 1. Jacqueline Simoneau (CAN), 88.3898; 2. Halle Pratt (CAN), 84.5970; 3. Oleksandra Burdova (UKR), 84.0224;

Solo Free: 1. Simoneau (CAN), 90.4333; 2. Pratt (CAN), 85.8000; 3. Nevena Dimitrijevic (SRB), 78.1000.

Duet Technical: 1. Jacqueline Simoneau/Claudia Holzner (CAN), 87.7402; 2. Charlotte Tremble/Laura Tremble (FRA), 85.6091; 3. Oleksandra Burdova/Anna Nosova (UKR), 83.4550.

Duet Free: 1. Simoneau/Holzner (CAN), 89.8667; 2. Tremble/Tremble (FRA), 88.5667; 3. Burdova/Nosova (UKR), 85.3667.

Team Technical: 1. China, 93.0837; 2. Canada, 88.0000; 3. France, 86.2652.

Team Free: 1. Canada, 89.1333; 2. France, 88.2000; 3. Ukraine, 85.9667.

Team Free Combination: 1. China, 94.9000; 2. Ukraine, 86.2667; no third.

Team Highlight: 1. Canada, 89.1000; 2. France, 86.9333; no third.

Mixed Duet Technical: 1. Mayya Gurbanberdieva/Aleksandr Maltsev (RUS), 90.3718; 2. Atsushi Abe/Yumi Adachi (JPN), 86.6333; 3. Haoyu Shi/Yayu Zhang (CHN), 83.6862.

Mixed Duet Free: 1. Gurbanberdieva/Maltsev (RUS), 92.9667; 2. Giorgio Minisini/Manila Flamini (ITA), 90.333; 3. Atsushi Abe/Yumi Adachi (JPN), 88.0000.

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