Information courtesy of Gergely Csurka in Lake Balaton, Balatonfured, Hungary.

China continues to showcase its navigational IQ and open water swimming prowess on the third day of the 2014 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Lake Balaton, Hungary.

Its youth (ages 14-16) team of Jintong Yang, Zhongyi Qiao, Siyu Yan won the 3 km team pursuit event over their Italian and American rivals. With 3 medalists of its mixed-gender team, it was going to be very difficult to beat the Chinese team of 7.5 km silver medalist Yang, 7.5 km bronze medalist Zhongyi Qiao, and 5 km gold medalist Yan.

3 km Junior Team Pursuit Results:

1. China, 33:25.5 (Jintong Yang, Zhongyi Qiao, Siyu Yan)
2. Italy, 34:27.7 (Alessandro Bellinelli, Daniel Silvestri, Carlotta De Mattia)
3. USA, 34:33.6 (Taylor Abbott, Simon Lamar, Kylie Mitchell)
4. Hungary, 34:43.9 (Richárt Miksi, Zoltán Drigán, Dóra Sztankovics)
5. France, 34:49.5 (Anthony Siou, Samson Boileau, Charline Secrestat)
6. Spain, 34:52.2 (Carlos Menchaca, Diego Marino, Paula Ruiz Bravo)
7. South Africa, 35:01.6 (Reuben Schoeman, Matthew Mark Meyer, Carmen Le Roux)
8. United Kingdom, 35:06.8 (Thomas Millburn, Ashley Hogg, Holly Hibbott)
9. Russia, 35:27.4 (Iaroslav Potapov, Artem Mamushkin, Yulia Voronina)
10. Greece, 35:46.0 (Dimitrios Negris, Konstantinos Zafeiris Chatzigeorgiou, Elisavet Marmara)
11. Brazil, 36:19.0 (Felipe Ribeiro, Felipe Rizzo, Manuella Andrade)
12. Peru, 37:09.3 (Gustavo Gutiérez, Piero Canduelas, Camila Quineche)
13. Venezuela, 37:12.5 (Juan Morles, Karelis Clemant, Paola Montilva)
14. Egypt, 37:36.6 (Noureldin Farouk, Mostafa Zaky, Sandy Atef)
15. Canada, 37:43.5 (Josh Zakala, Sebastian Paulins, Tessa Cieplucha)
16. Croatia, 38:27.4 (Ivan Sitic, Lovro Dijanovic, Laura Bijelic)
17. Kazakhstan, 39:00.5 (Timur Abzhanov, Georgey Gakhokidze, Anna Gakhokidze)
18. Ecuador, 39:53.7 (Rommel Huancas, Arrobo Andrea Camacho, Salinas Israel Meza Rivas)

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