JAKARTA (Reuters) – Two units of twins stood at the podium with Asian Video games medals round their necks after the general of ladies’s duet in synchronized swimming on Tuesday.
Creative Swimming – 2018 Asian Video games – Ladies’s Duet – GBK Aquatics Middle – Jakarta, Indonesia – August 28, 2018. Gold medallists Jiang Wenwen and Jiang Tingting of China rejoice. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
China’s famed Jiang sisters Tingting and Wenwen gained the development for the 3rd time, dominating each technical regimen and unfastened regimen to say their 6th golds over 3 editions of the Video games.
The Jap duo of Yukiko Inui and Megumu Yoshida gained the silver at Jakarta’s Golera Bung Karno Aquatic Middle and in 3rd position had been 23-year-old twins Alexandra and Yekaterina Nemich from Kazakhstan.
The Jiang sisters, who even have two crew Olympic medals from 2008 and 2012 Video games, gained the development on the 2006 and 2010 Video games earlier than retiring in 2013.
The pair returned to pool after giving beginning to daughters and gained the Chinese language nationwide crown remaining 12 months.
“Since we returned to the pool, we educated on a regular basis so we may well be more potent than ever,” stated a euphoric Wenwen, who together with her sister will flip 32 subsequent month.
“We’re happy that we confirmed our very best throughout the contest … We stepped forward at the difficulties of the routines. We did an excellent task,” she added, calling themselves their largest fighters within the continent.
Japan’s Miya Tachibana is the one different athlete to have gained the duet match thrice.
Reporting via Amlan Chakraborty in Jakarta; enhancing via Nick Mulvenney