Peng Jianfeng wins world 1-meter springboard diving title

Jianfeng Peng of China competes in the men's diving 1m springboard final at the Swimming World Championships 2017 in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary,

Chao He of China competes in the men's diving 1m springboard final at the Swimming World Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Jul

Patrick Hausding of Germany competes in the men's diving 1m springboard final at the Swimming World Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary,

Giovanni Tocci of Italy competes in the men's diving 1m springboard final at the Swimming World Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, Sund

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.