Laugher and Mears kick off 2017 World Series with silverMarch 3, 2017
The English pair scored 427.98 to finish behind China’s Cao Yuan and Xie Siyi on 450.39.
The competition was only their second since making history with Team GB’s first diving gold at Rio 2016. Their other competitive appearance was winning gold at last month’s British National Cup in Plymouth.
Daley and Goodfellow finish fourth
There was English interest in the three other synchronised events on the opening day in Beijing.
The pair scored 409.59 as China (488.85) took the top prize ahead of pairs from Germany (419.10) and Russia (415.50).
Meanwhile, new pairing Katherine Torrance and Scotland’s Grace Reid scored 275.88 in the 3m Synchro.
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