Event Preview: Men’s 10m Synchro

21st April 2014

World champions Patrick Hausding and Sascha Klein will be aiming to stop China’s dominance so far this season in the men’s 10m Synchro in London.

Projected Start List

Click an athlete's name to find out more about their World Series results and stats.

While China have won this event at the opening two legs of the 2014 FINA/NVC Diving World Series, they field a new partnership for the London leg in the form of 19-year old Yang Jian and 18-year old Chen Aisen.

Yang will be making his World Series debut in London while Chen has a perfect record at World Series level, winning 10m Synchro gold at the Beijing, Dubai and Moscow legs of last year’s Series.

Germany's world champions Patrick Hausding and Sascha Klein are aiming for their first World Series gold of the year.

Germany’s world and European champions Patrick Hausding and Sascha Klein will be desperate to take advantage of facing off against a new partnership and land their first World Series gold of the year.

As well as winning their World title together last year, the experienced pair won Olympic gold in 2008, World silver in 2011, World Cup silver in 2008 and World Cup bronze in 2012, the latter in the first event held at London Aquatics Centre.

Mexico’s German Sanchez and Ivan Garcia have won World Series gold on three occasions although all three have been in front of a home crowd – at both legs in Guadalajara last season and in the 2011 leg in Guanajuato.

Sanchez and Garcia won bronze at last year’s UK leg in Edinburgh and will be making their seasonal World Series debut in London.

British teenagers Matty Lee and Dan Goodfellow have impressed in their first season on the World Series, winning bronze at the opening two legs in Beijing and Dubai respectively.

Lee and Goodfellow will be aiming to improve on their 387.66 best from Beijing and stay ahead of Italy’s Francesco Dell’Uomo and Maicol Verzotto, also in their maiden World Series season, who finished fourth at the opening two legs this year.

Ukraine’s Oleksandr Bondar and Maksym Dolgov complete the line up in London. Bondar has reached the podium before with silver in Dubai two years ago while Dolgov will be making his World Series debut.

  • Start list is provisional and may be subject to changes.

Useful?