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Russia finishes sweep of synchro golds

Updated: July 23, 2011, 9:13 AM ET
Associated Press

SHANGHAI -- Russia has completed a gold-medal sweep of all seven events at the synchronized swimming world championships, winning the final event -- the team free -- to give Natalia Ishchenko her sixth gold.

Russia's eight-woman team including Ishchenko scored 98.620 points Saturday. China was second with 96.580 and Spain took the bronze.

Ishchenko won two team medals with Russia and four other events -- solo technical, solo free, duet technical and duet free. Russia also won the ...

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