BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) " Peng Jianfeng won a sixth straight title for China in the men's 1-meter springboard diving competition at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Peng led from the first round and finished with a forward 2-1/2 somersaults 1 twist pike in the sixth for a total of 448.40 points, edging teammate He Chao by 1.20 points.

Italy's Giovanni Tocci claimed bronze with 444.25, ahead of Germany's Patrick Hausding and American Mike Hixon, who won bronze in 2015.

Peng's victory ensured Chinese divers have won nine of the 12 men's 1-meter springboard titles at the worlds.

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