FINA Communication Department

Diving powerhouse China emerged victorious out of all the individual springboard and platform events this weekend in Rostock, Germany, where the first leg of the 2017 FINA Diving Grand Prix took place from February 24-26.

Peng Jianfeng took gold in the men's 3m with 483.85 points, while Jian Yang was the best in the 10m with an impressive 546.60.

Among the ladies, Wu Chunting (309.85) and Zhang Minjie (360.35) took gold in the 3m and 10m events respectively.

Host country Germany also distinguished itself by winning a silver medal in the men's 3m with Patrick Hausding (472.60) and a gold medal in the men's synchro 3m (Patrick Hausding / Stephan Feck, 419.91).

Belarus, Canada, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Russia and Ukraine were other nations on the podium.

The next meet of the Grand Prix will be held in Gatineau (CAN) on April 6-9.

Medallists in Rostock (full results)

Men
3m - 1. Peng Jianfeng (CHN) 483.85; 2. Patrick Hausding (GER) 472.60; 3. He Chao (CHN) 455.20
10m - 1. Wang Jian (CHN) 546.60; 2. Xu Zewei (CHN) 473.85; 3. Vadim Kaptur (BLR) 456.84
3m synchro - 1. Patrick Hausding / Stephan Feck (GER) 419.91; 2. Li Linwei / Liu Chengming (CHN) 382.44; 3. Chew Yiwei / Ahmad Amsyar Bin Azman (MAS) 376.14
10m synchro - 1. Sergey Nazin / Roman Izmailov (RUS) 398.76

Women
3m - 1. Wu Chunting (CHN) 309.85; 2. Viktoriya Kesar (UKR) 294.60; 3. Jennifer Abel (CAN) 286.50
10m - 1. Zhang Minjie (CHN) 360.35; 2. Zhang Jiaqi (CHN) 352.30; 3. Meaghan Benfeito (CAN) 350.75
3m synchro - 1. Jennifer Abel / Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu (CAN) 304.08; 2. Inge Jansen / Celine Van Duijn (NED) 285.30; 3. Friederike Freyer / Lena Hentschel (GER) 281.40
10m synchro - 1. Zhang Jiaqi / Zhang Minjie (CHN) 327.84; 2. Meaghan Benfeito / Caeli McKay (CAN) 301.80

Diving Grand Prix 2017 calendar

1. Rostock (GER): February 24-26
2. Gatineau (CAN): April 6-9
3. San Juan (PUR): May 4-7
4. Madrid (ESP): May 26-28
5. Bolzano (ITA): July 5-7
6. Kuala Lumpur (MAS): October 26-29
7. Singapore (SGP): November 2-5
8. Gold Coast (AUS): November 9-11