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Russia continue synchronised swimming domination

Updated: Friday, 10 Aug 2012 16:43 | Comments

Russia continued their dominance of synchronised swimming
Russia continued their dominance of synchronised swimming

Reigning Olympic synchronised swimming champions Russia held onto their title, winning gold in the team event.

The squad won out with a combined score of 197.030 for their technical and free routines, both set to music by Denis Garnizov.

Russia have dominated synchronised swimming in recent years, having won every World Championships since 1998 and taking gold in Beijing.

China were beaten into second place, with a combined score of 194.010, while Spain clinched bronze with 193.12.

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Country Total
USA 45 27 30 102
China 38 28 23 89
Great Britain 29 17 19 65
Russia 25 25 32 82
South Korea 13 8 7 28
Ireland 1 1 3 5
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