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Updated: July 26, 2013 03:29 IST

Romashina wins another gold in synchro swimming

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Russia's Svetlana Romashina holds up her gold medla after winning the synchronized swimming solo final at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
Russia's Svetlana Romashina holds up her gold medla after winning the synchronized swimming solo final at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

Svetlana Romashina has won her third gold medal of the Barcelona world championships, winning the synchronized swimming solo.

Romashina easily took the top spot with 97.340 points, increasing her career haul to 13 world championship golds dating to 2005. China’s Huang Xuechen won silver with 95.720, while Spain’s Ona Carbonell took bronze before the home crowd at the Palau Sant Jordi with 94.290.

Romashina added to her wins in the solo technical, where the top three were exactly the same, and the duet technical teaming with Svetlana Kolesnichenko. Russia has won the first four synchronized events at these world championships and is heavily favored to duplicate its sweep of the golds in Shanghai two years ago.

China has taken three silver medals, while Spain has a silver and three bronzes.

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