Canadian synchronized swimmer Jacqueline Simoneau finished off the podium in the women’s solo technical final on Saturday in Budapest, Hungary.

Svetlana Kolesnichenko of Russia won the women’s solo technical title for the first gold medal in synchronized swimming — and her first in an individual event.

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Kolesnichenko already had 12 world golds in synchronized swimming. She beat Spain’s Ona Carbonell, who joined three-time gold medallist Natalia Ishchenko on a record three medals in the solo technical routine. Ishchenko did not compete.

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Anna Voloshyna of Ukraine claimed bronze.

With files from CBC Sports