Cook and Bacon Win 3-Meter Synchro Bronze at World Cup Super Final
Sarah Bacon and Kassidy Cook won the bronze medal in synchronized 3-meter as the World Aquatics World Cup Super Final kicked off Friday in Berlin.
Cook and Bacon scored 284.52 points for bronze in a close synchronized 3-meter contest that saw just 7.08 points separate silver from fifth place. China’s Chang Yani and Chen Yiwen finished with 311.19 points for gold, while Canadians Mia Vallee and Pamela Ware scored 286.20 to edge the U.S. team for silver. Cook and Bacon’s bronze medal performance was highlighted by a 69.30-point inward 2 ½ pike, and they finished out their list with 65.70 points on a front 2 ½ with one twist.
Also on Friday, Nike Agunbiade and Jessica Parratto finished fourth in women’s synchronized 10-meter, and Zach Cooper and Max Flory were sixth in men’s synchronized 10-meter.
Agunbiade and Parratto scored 275.04 for fourth in the synchronized 10-meter contest in their first time competing together. They scored 64.32 points on both their inward 3 ½ tuck and their back 2 ½ with 1 ½ twists. China’s Chen Yuxi and Quan Hongchan scored 362.76 points for gold, with silver going to Canadians Caeli McKay and Kate Miller at 288.00. Great Britain’s Andrea Spendolini Sirieix and Lois Toulson rounded out the medalists with 285.90 points for bronze.
Cooper and Flory finished sixth in men’s 10-meter synchro with 368.67 points, highlighted by a reverse 3 ½ tuck that scored 76.50 points. China’s Lian Jinjie and Yang Hao won gold with 471.00 points, and Australia’s Domonic Bedggood and Cassiel Rousseau scored 411.84 points for silver. The Mexican duo of Jose Balleza and Randal Willars took bronze at 408.39.
The World Cup Super Final continues through Sunday. Saturday’s competition features Agunbiade in the individual women’s 10-meter event and Andrew Capobianco and Tyler Downs in the individual men’s 3-meter event.