27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Espinosa announced: that she had a long journey to her first Universiade medal

Mexican diver Paola Espinosa said that she traveled a long way to her first medal at the Summer Universiade 2013.

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Universiade. Day 6. Synchronised 10m platform. Final. Aleksey Malgavko© RIA Novosti

The world champion, five-time champion of the three Universiades Paola Espinosa won her first medal at the end of the competition day. On Friday, Espinosa/ Diaz Prieto became third in the women's synchronised 10m platform.

“I had a serious operation on her leg at the beginning of the year. It was important to me to do well, and I’m glad that I was able to win the medal that she has been pursuing so long. I participated in all five disciplines and only the last one gave me medal,” said Espinosa.

R-Sport, July 12