Mondiali Nuoto: Rachelle Simpson sulla vetta del mondo a Kazan dalle grandi altezze [FOTO]

  • Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive event at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

    Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive event at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

  • Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive event at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

    Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive event at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

  • Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive competition at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015.  Pictured in the background are Kul Sharif Mosque (L) and Annunciation Cathedral. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

    Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive competition at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015. Pictured in the background are Kul Sharif Mosque (L) and Annunciation Cathedral. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

  • Gold medallist Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. celebrates after the women's 20m high dive competition during the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia  August 4, 2015.                 REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

    Gold medallist Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. celebrates after the women's 20m high dive competition during the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

  • Silver medallist Cesilie Carlton on the U.S., her compatriot, gold medallist Rachelle Simpson (R) celebrate after the women's 20m high dive competition during the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia  August 4, 2015.                 REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

    Silver medallist Cesilie Carlton on the U.S., her compatriot, gold medallist Rachelle Simpson (R) celebrate after the women's 20m high dive competition during the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

  • Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive event at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015. Pictured in background is the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

    Rachelle Simpson of the U.S. dives during the women's 20m high dive event at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia, August 4, 2015. Pictured in background is the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

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E’ Rachelle Simpson la campionessa mondiale dei tuffi dalle grandi altezze

Gli Stati Uniti hanno vinto oro e argento nei tuffi dalle grandi altezze, rispettivamente con Rachelle Simpson e Cesilie Carlton, campionessa uscente, ai Mondiali in corso a Kazan. Nelle acque del fiume Kazanka, dal trampolino da 20 metri l’ex ginnasta Simpson nel terzo ed ultimo tuffo ha raccolto 102 punti, chiudendo a 258.70. La connazionale ha finito a quota 237.35. Il bronzo e’ andato alla bielorussa Yana Nesterova, con 233.10 punti. I tuffi dalla grande altezza sono alla seconda apparizione, dopo quella del 2013 ai Mondiali di Barcelona.

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