INDIANAPOLIS – The 2010 FINA World Cup wrapped up competition in Changshu, China, this weekend with the team event. The United States finished in the sixth-place position with a final score of 91.700. Russia was named the FINA World Cup champion with a score of 98.150 followed by host-federation, China (96.500). Canada took home a bronze medal (95.600) while Japan (93.600) and the Ukraine (92.400) followed respectively.
Team USA Takes Sixth in Team at FINA World Cup
Earlier in the competition, Team USA took fifth place (90.500) in the duet and was represented by Meghan Kinney (Mission Viejo, Calif.), Michelle Theriault (North Hills, Calif.) and Mary Killman. In the solo, 2008 U.S.-Olympi-team-member Christina Jones (Fremont, Calif.) placed fifth with an overall score of 90.650.
The 2010 U.S. National Team is led by Jenny Ekhilevsky, who has coached on the international scene for 11 years and served as the 2008 Netherlands' Olympic Coach, and Kimmy McKinley, a former member of the U.S. National Team. The Team has been training in Santa Clara, Calif., since May.
2010 U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Team includes:
Megan Hansley (New Canaan, Conn.), Christina Jones (Fremont, Calif.), Mary Killman (McKinney, Texas), Meghan Kinney (Mission Viejo, Calif.), Danielle Kramer (Santa Clara, Calif.), Michelle Moore (Tonawanda, N.Y.), Olivia Morgan (Lafayette, Calif.), Leah Pinette (Bristol, Conn.), Paige Ramsey (Playa Del Rey, Calif.), Lauren Robinson (Cincinnati, Ohio), Michelle Theriault (North Hills, Calif.), and Khadija Zanotto (Los Gatos, Calif.).
Please contact Taylor Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-507-3410 for more information concerning the 2010 U.S. National Team.