Tania Cagnotto won the bronze medal in the women’s 3m springboard final at the World Cup of diving in Kazan, Russia. The blue, the ninth world medal, closed at 356.15 points behind two Chinese athletes. The gold goes to Shi Tingmao, 383.55 points, followed by countryman He Zi, 377.45. “This is definitely my most beautiful world,” said the Italian athlete who a few days ago, he won gold in the 1-meter springboard. “I had a good race, I thought only to make a good score instead of thinking about the medal that has me a bit ‘given, these days you see that I have a star that protects me.” August 2 Cagnotto will have the last race, that of sync mixed. “I still have a bit ‘of energy and hope to do even a good race, I’ll enjoy it will be the last, take it calmly.”
Cagnotto precedes the Australian Esther Qin, fourth (347.20), and the Canadian Pamela Ware (332.40) and Jennifer Abel (331.50). A medal won at the last jump, that of overtaking, with the double pike and a half overthrown by 78 points compared to 40.50 Abel until then firmly in third place and at one point the final even among the Chinese.
The race was regular, with Cagnotto in fourth place in the first three rounds. Then Barb coming into triple and half closed with 66.65. Li took advantage of the Australian Qin who made the pass, while the podium of Abel, colored Canadian of Haitian descent back on the world podium by 3 meters as in Shanghai in 2011, was now twelve points away.