· China won each of the last eight world titles in women's 3m springboard synchro, since the gold medal for Russian duo Irina Lashko (RUS) and Yulia Pakhalina (RUS) when this event debuted at the World Championships in 1998.
· Wu Minxia (CHN) was a member of seven out of the eight world title winning Chinese duos, with the exception of 2005 when Guo Jingjing (CHN) and Li Ting (CHN) won the gold medal.
· China has claimed the last 12 Olympic or world titles in this event, since the Olympic title was claimed by Pakhalina and Vera Ilyina (RUS) in 2000.
· Wu (7) and Guo (5) are the only divers of more than two world titles in this event, but they have both retired. China could win a gold medal in women's 3m springboard synchro by the first team not featuring either Wu and/or Guo.
· Shi Tingmao (CHN) formed a duo with Wu at each of the last two World Championships and could join Wu and Guo as the only divers with more than two gold medals in this event.
· Jennifer Abel (CAN) claimed a medal in this event at each of the last three World Championships (S2-B1). She could join Yulia Pakhalina (4, G1-S2-B1) as the most decorated non-Chinese diver in this event.
· Abel can become the first non-Chinese diver to claim a medal in this event at four consecutive World Championships.
· Russia (4) have claimed second-most medals in this event, behind China (9). Canada, Australia and Germany have all claimed three.
· Maddison Keeney (AUS) and Anabelle Smith (AUS) claimed a bronze medal in this event in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.