British Swimming and the ASA have received official confirmation of the quota place achieved by the Duet that competed in Rio at the Olympic Games Test Event.
Ukraine, Japan, and Italy will join the five teams that have already qualified in Olympic synchro competition this summer.
With five months to go until the Olympics, Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) will stage theFINA Olympic Games Synchronised Swimming Qualification Tournament, the last event giving the opportunity to qualify for the Games and to test the pool. The competition will take place from March 2-6.
Synchronised Swimmers Katie Clark and Olivia Federici have been named as the Duet that travels to Rio to compete in the Olympic Test event with the aim of securing the vital quota place for Great Britain.
Sixty of the country’s top young synchronized swimmers recently advanced after the first two phases of the Age Group National Team Trials in Coral Springs, Fla.
Brazil’s Globo.com reports that the Brazilian Olympic synchronized swimming team is training in the newly-renovated Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, confirmation that the Olympic venue is up and running after an extended closure.
The Chinese national synchronised swimming team won the overall World Trophy title this weekend in Shaoxing, China, on the occasion of the 10th edition of the event organised by FINA.
The FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy 2015- in Shaoxing (CHN) – on December 12-13 will be live streamed free of charge on FINAtv.
Olivia Federici, Katie Clark, Genevieve Randall and Jodie Cowie have been named as the 2016 Duet squad after a successful Synchronised Swimming trial.
USA Synchro CEO Kevin Warner: “We anticipate our host in Grand Rapids to organize a fantastic U.S. Masters Championships for USA Synchro and our athletes.”
USA Synchro has announced an organizational restructuring, resulting in the naming of Myriam Glez as CEO/High Performance Director and Lolli Montico as Head Coach of the Senior National Team.
Times Square, the Crossroads of the World, will add one more “first” to its illustrious history as it is transformed into a world-class venue for the U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Team.
The Head Coach will be responsible for creating workouts, practice schedule and overseeing the development of all athletes from Novice to Junior level.
USA Synchro has selected Anita Alvarez (Kenmore, N.Y.) and Mariya Koroleva (Concord, Calif.) as the duet for the 2016 U.S. Olympic qualification synchronized swimming team.
USA Synchro will celebrate its Olympic past and look toward continued Olympic success when it hosts its second annual “Sequins, Glitter and Gold” fundraiser Sept. 19.