AKUATIK INDONESIA-Three-time Olympic champion Svetlana Romashina and new partner Svetlana Kolesnichenko led the way through the duet technical routine, pocketing
tenth world title in the duet since their breakthrough victory in 1998.
They performed a complex routine, marked by technical perfection, speed and dynamism, amassing a total score of 97.300. After winning gold with Anastasia Davydova in 2009 and Natalia Ishchenko in 2011, Romashina repeats as world champion in the event for the third time.
Chinese stars Tingting and Wenwen Jiang, who won a duet technical bronze in
Rome in 2009, devised a
sophisticated routine to challenge ’s dominance. Showing good
technique, body control and elegance, the 27-year-old twins earned an overall
94.900 points, each collecting their eighth medal at world level. Russia