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USA Synchro, the federation governing synchronized swimming, will be honored with the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Advancing D&I Award, which honors sport growth among women and racial minorities.
This competition will take place from September 1st to September 4th.
Take a look at FINA’s video highlighting why synchro deserves our attention and respect.
Natalia Ishcenko (above) and Svetlana Romashina each won their 4th career Olympic gold medals on Tuesday.
‘The closer you swim to each other, the more difficult it is because you’re battling each other in the pool, and that’s where the danger is,” says U.S. Olympic synchronized swimmer Mariya Koroleva.
Natalie Ischenko (above) and her partner Svetlana Romashina will seek to defend their Olympic duet gold, pending the IOC’s decision on the Russian Federation’s wholesale participation in the Games.
The 15th FINA World Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships came to a close on Wednesday July 13 at the Aquatics Palace of Kazan, Russia, as the host nation asserted itself by grabbing the four titles on offer over the five-day competition.
242 young synchronised swimmers, from 34 countries*, are heading to Kazan (RUS) for the 15th FINA World Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships – an event gathering girls aged between 15-18 (born in 2001, 2000, 1999 & 1998) – which will take place from July 9-13.
Svetlana Romashina continued Russia’s clean sweep of the synchronised swimming medals to take Solo Technical gold on day four of the London 2016 European Aquatics Championships.
Russia secured their seventh and eighth synchronised swimming titles of the London 2016 European Aquatics Championships with victories in the Duet Technical and Mixed Duet Technical events.
Triple Olympic gold medallist Natalia Ishchenko secured her first title of the London 2016 European Aquatics Championships with synchronised swimming Free Solo gold.
FINA has uploaded a video to their YouTube channel that gives insight into synchronized swimming when all the noise surrounding the competition is taken away.
With so many emotions being experienced, the ability to manage emotions in the heat of performance becomes an important skillset for every swimmer.