Sporting Digest: Swimming

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Rome): Diving: Women's 3m springboard final (10 dives): 1 Tan Shuping (Ch) 548.49pts; 2 V Ilyina (Rus) 498.60; 3 C Bockner (Ger) 480.15; 4 K Dalton (US) 471.42; 5 Y Pakhalina (Rus) 470.34; 6 S Koch (Ger) 467.73; 7 S Alekseeva (Bela) 446.64; 8 J Cruz (Sp) 440.19; 9 P Gordon (Can) 438.81; 10 Y Motobuchi (Japan) 437.97; 11 E Zhupina (Ukr) 435.09; 12 A Pelletier (Can) 433.23.

Water Polo: Group E: Croatia 11 Netherlands 10. Group F: Russia 13 Hungary 12. Group G: Germany 7 Australia 7. Group H: Cuba 11 Canada 10.

Swimming: Men: 200m backstroke final: 1 V Selkov (Rus) 1min 57.42sec; 2 M Lopez-Zubero (Sp) 1:58.75; 3 R Sharp (US) 1:58.86; 4 T Deutsch (Hung) 1:59.31; 5 R Braun (Ger) 2:00.04; 6 A Ruckwood (GB) 2:00.15; 7 H Itoi (Japan) 2:00.35; 8 T Weber (Ger) 2:00.52. 100m freestyle final: 1 A Popov (Rus) 49.12sec; 2 G Hall (US) 49.41; 3 G Borges (Bra) 49.52; 4 J Olsen (US) 49.90; 5 C Troger (Ger) 50.03; 6 T Werner (Swe) 50.06; 7 R Mazuolis (Lith) 50.20; 8 S Clarke (Can) 50.25. Women: 100m backstroke final: 1 H Cihong (Ch) 1min 00.57sec; 2 N Zhivanevskaya (Rus) 1:00.83; 3 B Bedford (US) 1:01.32; 4 L Loveless (US) 1:01.44; 5 K Egerszegi (Hung) 1:01.53; 6 E Overton (Aus) 1:02.24; 7 S Voelker (Ger) 1:02.55; 8 N Stevenson (Aus) 1:02.69. 400m freestyle final: 1 Y Aihua (Ch) 4min 09.64sec; 2 C Teuscher (US) 4:10.21; 3 C Poll (C Rica) 4:10.61; 4 H Lewis (Aus) 4:11.31; 5 J Evans (US) 4:11.75; 6 J Henke (Ger) 4:12.96; 7 I Dalby (Nor) 4:13.24; 8 Z Guanbin (Ch) 4:14.50. 4 x 100m freestyle: 1 China (Le Jingyi, Shan Ying, Le Ying, Lu Bin) 3min 37.91sec (world record); 2 United States (A Martino, A Van Dyken, N Haislett, J Thompson) 3:41.50; 3 Germany (F van Almsick, K Meissner, K Kielgass, D Hunger) 3:42.94; 4 Australia 3:45.38; 5 Great Britain 3:45.52; 6 Canada 3:45.89; 7 Sweden 3:49.53; 8 Sweden 3:51.36.

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