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Russian synchronized swimmers win sixth Olympic gold in a row

04.08.2021 70 просмотров

Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Svetlana Romashina won the Tokyo Games.


Russian synchronized swimmers Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Svetlana Romashina won gold medals in a duet at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The result of the Russians was 195.9079 points. The second place was taken by the Chinese athletes Huang Xuechenand Sun Wenyan (192.4499), the third place went toMarta Fedina and Anastasia Savchuk > from Ukraine (189.4620).

Russian synchronized swimmers won the duet competition at the Olympics for the sixth time in a row. Synchronized swimming has been part of the Olympic program since 1984. Duet competitions were not held only in 1996; at the 1984, 1988, 1992 Games, Russian duets did not take part in the competition. Since 2000, the Russians have consistently won both in the duet and in the group.

Svetlana Romashina 31 years old, she has become the most titled synchronized swimmer in the world. The athlete won six gold medals at four Olympics (3 in a duet, 3 in a group), she also won 21 world championships and 13 European championships. Among domestic athletes, only gymnast Larisa Latynina (9) has more Olympic gold medals (9).

27-year-old Svetlana Kolesnichenko is a two-time Olympic champion, 16-time champion world and 11-time European champion.

Group competitions will be held on August 6-7, including Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Svetlana Romashina.

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