The sixth meet of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series was held on 25-27 May, in Madrid, Spain. Hungary won three silver and one bronze medal, Fina.org and Független Hírügynökség (FüHü.hu) report. One bronze medal was lost due to certain regulations.
The previous (fifth) meet of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series was held in Budapest, where the Hungarian team, unfortunately, could not make it to the top three. The sixth meet, however, seemed to bring more success to the girls. If you are interested in what happened at the Fina World Series in Budapest, here are all the details and photos.
On the first day of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in Madrid, Hungarian Szofi Kiss won silver in the Solo Technical Final. She scored 75.2077 points, not so far behind gold winner Swiss Vivienne Koch, who scored 76.0091.
“I wanted to win, but the silver medal is good. It is my best result this season. It means a lot, it is a really special thing for me” said Szofi Kiss.
Luca Rényi earned the third best score in solo. However, according to the Fina rules, only one person can stand on the podium from each country, so the bronze medal went to Polish Swietlana Szczepanska.
On the second day of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in Madrid, the Hungarian team scored 78.5332 and claimed the silver medal in Free Combination. The Hungarian team lead by Russian team captain Natalia Tarasova encompasses Anna Apáthy, Janka David, Boglárka Gács, Mira Gerstenkorn, Szabina Hungler, Szofi Kiss, Luca Renyi, Anna Viktória Szabó and Veronka Szabó. The gold was won by the Spanish team with 90.8332 points.
Also on the second day, Szofi Kiss won silver at the Solo Free Routine final with 76.0668, while Swiss Vivienne Koch won first place with 78.0000.
The Hungarian team also won the bronze medal in the Team Free category, earning 77.6000 points. The Austrian team won silver by 77.7000, and the Spanish girls won gold by 91.8332 points.
Congratulations to our girls!
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