Synchronized swimming competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London were held from Sunday 5 August to Friday 10 August, at the London Aquatics Centre.[1] Two medal events were included in the programme — women's duet and women's team — with 100 athletes participating.[1]

Qualifying system

For the team event, the 5 continental champions and 3 further non-qualified teams from an Olympic Qualifying Tournament qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics. For the duet event, the same teams qualified plus a further 16 non-qualified teams from the Olympic Qualifying Tournament qualified. The host nation is considered European champion, whilst the best-placed teams from Asia, Africa & Oceania at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships were to be considered as the respective continental champions.[2]

Qualification Summary

Park Hyun-ha and Park Hyun-sun of South Korea performing their routine at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Nation Team Duet Athletes
 Argentina X 2
 Australia X X 8
 Austria X 2
 Brazil X 2
 Canada X X 8
 Czech Republic X 2
 China X X 8
 France X 2
 Great Britain X X 8
 Greece X 2
 Egypt X X 8
 Hungary X 2
 Israel X 2
 Italy X 2
 Japan X X 8
 Kazakhstan X 2
 Mexico X 2
 North Korea X 2
 Russia X X 8
 South Korea X 2
 Spain X X 8
 Switzerland X 2
 Ukraine X 2
 United States X 2
Total: 24 NOC 8 24

Competition schedule

TR Technical Routine FR Free Routine F Final
Event↓/Date → Sun 5 Mon 6 Tue 7 Wed 8 Thr 9 Fri 10
Duet TR FR F
Team TR FR


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Natalia Ishchenko
and Svetlana Romashina
Ona Carbonell
and Andrea Fuentes
Huang Xuechen
and Liu Ou
 Russia (RUS)
Anastasia Davydova
Maria Gromova
Natalia Ischenko
Elvira Khasyanova
Daria Korobova
Aleksandra Patskevich
Svetlana Romashina
Alla Shishkina
Angelika Timanina
 China (CHN)
Chang Si
Chen Xiaojun
Huang Xuechen
Jiang Tingting
Jiang Wenwen
Liu Ou
Luo Xi
Sun Wenyan
Wu Yiwen
 Spain (ESP)
Clara Basiana
Alba Cabello
Ona Carbonell
Margalida Crespí
Andrea Fuentes
Thaïs Henríquez
Paula Klamburg
Irene Montrucchio
Laia Pons

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia 2 0 0 2
2  China 0 1 1 2
3  Spain 0 1 1 2
Total 2 2 2 6


  1. ^ a b "Synchronised Swimming". London 2012 website. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Synchronized swimming qualification system

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