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KAZAN, July 31. /TASS/. Russia’s national team is second in the team standing after the seventh day of the 2015 FINA World Championships, with seven gold, three silver and one bronze medals.
On Friday, Russia’s Ilia Zakharov won 3m springboard men silver; Russian synchronized swimmers Vlada Chigireva, Alexandra Patskevich, Alla Shishkina, Anzhelika Timanina, Svetlana Kolesnichenko, Elena Prokofyeva, Maria Shurochkina and Gelena Topilina won women’s team free gold.
According to the official website of the tournament, the top ten standings of the national teams at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan as of July 31 are as follows:
1. China - 17 medals (7-7-3)
2. Russia - 11 medals (7-3-1)
3. United States - 5 medals (3-1-1)
4. Germany - 3 medals (1-1-1)
5. Italy - 4 medals (1-0-3)
6. Great Britain - 3 medals (1-0-2)
7. South Korea - 2 medals (1-0-1)
8. France - 1 medal (1-0-0) and South Africa - 1 medal (1-0-0)
9. Canada - 3 medals (0-3-0)
10. Ukraine - 3 medals (0-2-1)
The 2015 FINA (the International Swimming Federation) World Championships is underway in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, between July 24 and August 9 bringing together some 2,400 athletes from over 190 countries.