Ischenko and Romashina best on the planet

Russia's Natalia Ischenko and Svetlana Romashina (RIA Novosti / Aleksandr Vilf)
Russian synchronized swimmers Natalia Ischenko and Svetlana Romashina were unrivaled in the duet technical final at the World Aquatic Championships in Shanghai, China.

­The duo of Ischenko and Romashina have maintained the lead they we grabbed after the qualification and scored 98.200 points.

Local athletes Huang Xuechen and Liu Ou managed silver, being 1.7 points behind the champions.

Spain's Ona Carbonell and Andrea Fuentes placed third, with a score of 95.400 points.

The triumph sees Natalia Ischenko becoming a 12-time FINA World Champion.

The 25-year-old has brought Russia its second gold in Shanghai having triumphed in the solo competition on Sunday.

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