Synchronized swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Synchronized swimming competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place from August 18 to August 23, at the Beijing National Aquatics Center.

Synchronized swimming
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
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Beijing National Aquatics Center
VenueNational Aquatics Centre
Dates18 to 23 August
Competitors104 from 24 nations
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MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Duet
details
  Anastasia Davydova
and Anastasiya Yermakova (RUS)
  Andrea Fuentes
and Gemma Mengual (ESP)
  Saho Harada
and Emiko Suzuki (JPN)
Team
details
  Russia (RUS)
Anastasia Davydova
Anastasia Ermakova
Maria Gromova
Natalia Ishchenko
Elvira Khasyanova
Olga Kuzhela
Yelena Ovchinnikova
Anna Shorina
Svetlana Romashina
  Spain (ESP)
Alba María Cabello
Raquel Corral
Andrea Fuentes
Gemma Mengual
Thaïs Henríquez
Laura López
Gisela Morón
Irina Rodríguez
Paola Tirados
  China (CHN)
Gu Beibei
Huang Xuechen
Jiang Tingting
Jiang Wenwen
Liu Ou
Luo Xi
Sun Qiuting
Wang Na
Zhang Xiaohuan

ScheduleEdit

All times are China Standard Time (UTC+8)

Day Time Event
Monday, August 18, 2008 15:00-16:40 Duet Technical Routine
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 15:00-17:10 Duet Free Routine (Preliminary)
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 15:00-16:30 Duet Free Routine (Final)
Friday, August 22, 2008 15:00-15:45 Team Technical Routine
Saturday, August 23, 2008 15:00-15:45 Team Free Routine (Final)

Qualifying criteriaEdit

TeamEdit

Event Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host nation - - 1   China
European Synchronized Swimming Cup May 30 - June 2, 2007   Rome 1   Russia
2007 Pan American Games July 13–29, 2007   Rio de Janeiro 1   United States
African Championship December 4–5, 2007   Cairo 1   Egypt
Oceania Qualifying Tournament July 19–22, 2007   Zurich 1   Australia
Olympic Qualifying Tournament April 16–20, 2008   Beijing 3   Spain
  Japan
  Canada
TOTAL 8

DuetEdit

Event Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
NOCs qualified for the team event - - 8   China
  Russia
  United States
  Egypt
  Australia
  Spain
  Japan
  Canada
Oceania Qualifying Tournament July 19–22, 2007   Zurich 1   New Zealand
Olympic Qualifying Tournament April 16–20, 2008   Beijing 15   Italy
  Ukraine
  Greece
  Netherlands
  Switzerland
  Brazil
  France
  Israel
  North Korea
  Kazakhstan
  Mexico
  Great Britain
  Belarus
  Czech Republic
  Austria
TOTAL 24

ReferencesEdit

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