FINA Communication Department

Artistic powerhouse Russia was the big winner last week in Budapest, as the 16th FINA World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships concluded on Sunday July 22, 2018 in Hungary's capital.

The five-day event was highlighted by impressive performances from Varvara Subbotina of Russia who pocketed both the Solo Technical and Solo Free events with 92.6551 and 93.5667 points respectively. Ukraine's Marta Fiedina and Japan's Mana Fujiwara secured the silver and bronze medals in both routines too.

Russian pair Elizaveta Minaeva / Kseniia Ladnaia shined in the Duet routines, accumulating 91.6280 points for their Technical performance and 93.1000 for the Free equivalent. Ukraine and Japan also completed the podium in the Duet events, with Vladyslava Aleksiiva / Maryna Aleksiiva and Liu Jin Tong / Liu Jin Han (points below).

Mixed pair Alina Mantulenko / Mikhail Vasilev clinched the Mixed events golds at stake with respectively 83.6404 points for the Technical and 85.1333 for the Free routine.

Teams from Russia, Ukraine and Japan were the best, in this order, in the Team events.

You can read detailed news reports on FINA website and the pool action can be watched on-demand on FINAtv.

Medallists in Budapest

Solo Technical
1. Varvara Subbotina (RUS)  92.6551; 2. Marta Fiedina (UKR) 88.6030; 3. Mana Fujiwara (JPN) 87.9752

Solo Free
1. Varvara Subbotina (RUS) 93.5667; 2. Marta Fiedina (UKR) 90.7667; 3. Mana Fujiwara (JPN) 88.3333

Duet Technical
1. Elizaveta Minaeva / Kseniia Ladnaia (RUS) 91.6280; 2. Vladyslava Aleksiiva / Maryna Aleksiiva (UKR) 89.9301; 3. Liu Jin Tong / Liu Jin Han (CHN) 87.5172

Duet Free
1. Elizaveta Minaeva / Kseniia Ladnaia (RUS) 93.1000; 2. Vladyslava Aleksiiva / Maryna Aleksiiva (UKR) 91.0333; 3. Ami Wada / Mana Fujiwara (JPN) 89.1333

Mixed Duet Technical
1. Alina Mantulenko / Mikhail Vasilev (RUS) 83.6404; 2. Zhang Yiyao / Shi Haoyu (CHN) 79.3538; 3. Kana Miyauchi / Jimma Iwasaki (JPN) 78.7287

Mixed Duet Free
1. Alina Mantulenko / Mikhail Vasilev (RUS) 85.1333;  2. Shi Haoyu / Zhang Yiyao (CHN) 81.4667; 3. Jimma Iwasaki / Kana Miyauchi (JPN) 80.7667

Team Technical
1. Russia 92.7347; 2. Ukraine 90.3331; 3. Japan 89.0176

Team Free
1. Russia 93.6667; 2. Ukraine 91.8000; 3. Japan 90.5667

Free Combination
1. Russia 94.2333; 2. Ukraine 92.1000; 3. Japan 90.5333