Synchronized Swimming

Russian Synchro Legend & ROC Secretary General Flees Country

Anastasia Davydova, a five-time Olympic gold medalist and the current Secretary General of the Russian Olympic Committee, has fled the country.


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Russian Synchronized Swimming Administrator Given 2-Year Doping Ban

Olga Pavlova, a Vice-President of All-Russia Synchronized Swimming, has been given a two-year doping suspension referencing her time as an athletics coach.

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Ukraine Tops The Artistic Swimming Medal Table At Euros With Eight Golds

The Ukrainians were dominant at the European Championships in artistic swimming, winning eight out of a possible 12 gold medals.


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USA Crowned Overall Winner At FINA World Youth Artistic Swimming Championships

The second edition of the FINA World Youth Artistic Swimming Championships concluded with the host United States of America crowned as the overall winners.

FINA Publishes Official Qualifying Procedure For Aquatics Events At Paris 2024

Relays will now qualify through the 2023 World Championships in Fukuoka (top 3) and the 2024 edition in Doha (remaining 13) in order to compete in Paris.

FINA Proposes Radical Overhaul to Artistic Swimming (Synchro) Scoring System

Synchronized swimming, after consulting with gymnastics and figure skating federations, is proposing an update to its scoring system.

Spain’s González Claims Gold In First-Ever Men’s Free Solo Event At Euro Juniors

Dennis González claimed the first men’s free solo event title at a LEN European Junior artistic swimming competition with victory on day three in Alicante.

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FINA Announces 20 Members Elected To New Athletes’ Committee

Two-time Olympic medalist Siobhan Haughey was one of 20 athletes elected to FINA’s revamped Athletes’ Committee on Wednesday.

Italy, Ukraine Cap Impressive Week of Artistic Swimming with Golds on Final Day

The last two artistic swimming competitions wrapped up on Saturday at the World Championships in Budapest, with Italy and Ukraine ending on a high note.

U.S. Artistic Swimmer Anita Alvarez Recalls Last Moments Before Fainting in Pool

“I remember going down and just being like, kind of like, ‘Uh oh, I don’t feel too great,” recalled U.S. artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez.

Coach Rescues U.S. Artistic Swimmer After Fainting In Pool At World Championships

U.S. artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez is OK after a scary incident saw her faint at the end of her free solo routine at the 2022 World Championships.

Budapest 2022: Inui Wins Japan’s First-Ever Gold Medal in Solo Artistic Swimming

Yukiko Inui won Japan’s first-ever gold World Championship medal in a solo event on Saturday. China and Japan lead the medal table after day 5 of competition

FINA Publishes 29 Nominees for Revamped Athletes’ Committee

18-year old Matthew Sates are among 29 individuals vying for 20 spots on a revamped athlete-elected FINA Athletes’ Commission.

Greece Caps FINA Artistic Swimming World Series With Golden Performance At Home

In front of an excitable home crowd, Greece won their first gold medal in the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series during the final event of the 2022 season.

Spain Excels During Final Day of FINA Artistic Swimming World Series In Paris

Winning three of four events to conclude the final day in Paris, Spain finished the second leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series with a flourish.