Japan took silver in the artistic swimming women's team free combination final Monday at the world championships in Budapest, capping off a successful day of competition for the country.

Siblings Tomoka Sato and Yotaro Sato earlier won silver in the mixed duet technical competition, achieving Japan's best-ever result in the event.

Featuring six members who debuted after last summer's Tokyo Olympics, Japan's 10-woman free combination team earned 93.5667 points to finish behind first-time world champion Ukraine on 95.0333. Italy scored 92.0333 to claim bronze.