Svetlana Kolesnichenko

Russia Earns 2 Olympic Berths, Ukraine 1 on Day 3 of Synchro Champions Cup

Russia was the first to ‘arrive’ to Tokyo among the European synchro swimmers by winning the team event at the LEN Artistic (Synchronised) Swimming Champions Cup in St. Petersburg.

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Russia Clinches 3 Titles on Day 2 of Artistic Swimming Champions Cup

The second day of the LEN Artistic Swimming Champions Cup saw a power demonstration from the host Russians as they clinched all three titles and added a bronze since both of their duets made the podium.

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Russia, Spain Pick Up Golds on Day 1 of LEN Artistic Swimming Champions Cup

For a bit of surprise, only one of the two titles on offer on the opening day stayed at home at the LEN Artistic (Synchronized) Swimming Champions Cup in St. Petersburg. The Russians won the Team Technical but Spain bettered them in the Highlights events.

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Five Golds for Russia, Japan in Tokyo’s Artistic Swimming World Series Stop

The fourth leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2019 came to an end tonight in Tokyo, Japan, as Russian stars Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Svetlana Romashina, both Olympic and World champions, displayed their best form over the three-day competition from April 27-29.

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Team Russia Tops Medal Table at FINA Artistic Swimming Leg in Kazan

Team Russia clinched nine gold medals out of ten available this weekend in Kazan, Russia, as the experienced host city staged the third leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2019 for the first time since the inception of the annual competition in 2017.

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Sjostrom, Kolesnikov Named 2018 European Swimmers of the Year

Sjostrom won the women’s award for the 2nd-straight year.

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Five-Time Olympic Champ Svetlana Romashina to Come Out of Retirement

Svetlana Romashina, four-time FINA synchronized swimmer of the year, plans to come out of retirement to buoy Russia’s already-dominant synchronized swimming program.

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Russia Sweeps 8 of 9 Synchro Golds At 2018 European Championships

Russia won gold in 8 of 9 synchronized swimming events in a dominant 2018 European Championships.

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Russia Claims 5th Synchro Gold In Duet Free Final

Russia won yet another synchro gold on day 7 in Budapest.

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Kolesnichenko Wins 3rd Synchro Gold Of Championship In Solo Free Final

Russian Svetlana Kolesnichenko won her third gold of the competition on day 6.

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Russians Continue To Roll With Team Technical Gold Medal

Russia continued to dominate the synchro scene on day 5 at the World Championships.

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Italy Edges Russia In Mixed Duet Technical On Day 4 In Budapest

Italy upset Russia in synchronized swimming on day 4 in Budapest.

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Russian Synchro Swimmers Continue To Shine On Day 2 In Budapest

The Russian synchronized swimmers continued to shine on day 2 at the 2017 World Championships.

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New Names, Same Russian Dominance on Day 1 of Synchro Worlds

The legendary Natalia Ischenko (above) has retired, but Russia was still dominant in the solo and duet technical routine prelims on Friday in BUdapest.

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