Twin sisters Wen Wen Jiang and Ting Ting Jiang led a Chinese one-two in the technical duets competition on day two of action at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Synchronised Swimming World Series event in Paris.
The two-time Olympic medal-winning pair registered a winning score of 91.4818 points to beat compatriots Sun Wenyan and Li Xiaolu by 0.6341.
Rounding out the podium was Japan’s Yukiko Inui and Mai Nakamura, who finished 1.3417 points behind.
In the technical mixed duets event, Italy’s Manila Flamini and Giorgio Minisini came out on top with a score of 85.5242 points.
Japan’s Atsushi Abe and Yumi Adachi were 3.7563 points back in second, while Germany’s Amelie Ebert and Niklas Stoepel were 16.8367 behind in third.
The free combination gold medal went the way of Japan on 91.8000 points, with China second on 86.3000 and France third with 84.2333.
There was also preliminary action today in the free solos event as Ukraine’s Anna Voloshyna led the way with 92.3333 points.
Inui ranked second with 91.2333 points, followed by Canada’s Jacqueline Simoneau with 89.1000.
The final is scheduled for tomorrow along with those in the free duets, free mixed duets and free team competitions.