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Synchronized swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's duet

The Women's duet event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, took place at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center from 14 to 16 August.

Women's Duet
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueMaria Lenk Aquatic Center
Dates14−16 August
Competitors48 from 24 nations
Winning score194.9910 points
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Natalia Ishchenko
Svetlana Romashina
 Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Huang Xuechen
Sun Wenyan
 China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Yukiko Inui
Risako Mitsui
 Japan
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The preliminary phase consisted of a free routine, then a technical routine with required elements. The scores from the two routines were added together and the top twelve duets qualified for the final.

The final repeated the same free routine and the score from the final free routine was added to the score from the preliminary technical routine to decide the overall winners.

The medals were presented by Nicole Hoevertsz, IOC member, Aruba and Qiuping Zhang, Bureau Member of FINA.

Contents

QualificationEdit

A total of twenty four duets qualified for the event. The eight National Olympic Committees (NOC) qualified for the team competition were automatically awarded a place for duets. The five best ranked NOCs in each of the continental championships who had not qualified for team event were also awarded a place each. The eleven remaining places were awarded through an Olympic Games qualification tournament, held in Rio at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center 02-06 March 2016.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Date Round
14 August 2016 Preliminary Free Routine
15 August 2016 Preliminary Technical Routine
16 August 2016 Final Free Routine

Start listEdit

Both preliminary free and technical routines starting lists were decided by random draw. For the final however, two groups were made: the last six and the first six qualified duets, the former group starting first. Within each group, the best qualified started first (meaning the seventh qualified started first and the first started seventh) with the remaining duets decided by random draw within the group.

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

Rank Country Athlete Technical Free Total
1   Russia Natalia Ishchenko & Svetlana Romashina 96.4577 98.0667 194.5244
2   China Huang Xuechen & Sun Wenyan 95.3688 96.0667 191.4355
3   Japan Yukiko Inui & Risako Mitsui 93.1214 94.4000 187.5214
4   Ukraine Lolita Ananasova & Anna Voloshyna 93.1358 93.5333 186.6691
5   Spain Ona Carbonell & Gemma Mengual 92.5024 93.7667 186.2691
6   Italy Linda Cerruti & Costanza Ferro 90.4412 91.1333 181.5745
7   Canada Jacqueline Simoneau & Karine Thomas 89.2916 90.0667 179.3583
8   France Margaux Chrétien & Laura Augé 86.2824 86.8667 173.1491
9   United States Anita Alvarez & Mariya Koroleva 86.4612 86.4333 172.8945
10   Greece Evangelia Papazoglou & Evangelia Platanioti 85.3550 86.1000 171.4550
11   Mexico Karem Achach & Nuria Diosdado 84.9268 85.7333 170.6601
12   Austria Anna-Maria Alexandri & Eirini-Marina Alexandri 85.0637 85.2667 170.3304
13   Brazil Luisa Borges & Maria Eduarda Miccuci 83.3008 84.0333 167.3341
14   Switzerland Sophie Giger & Sascia Kraus 83.3366 83.5667 166.9033
15   Kazakhstan Alexandra Nemich & Yekaterina Nemich 81.4686 81.4000 162.8686
16   Colombia Estefanía Álvarez & Mónica Arango 80.3363 80.4667 160.8030
17   Great Britain Katie Clark & Olivia Federici 80.7650 79.9667 160.7317
18   Czech Republic Alžběta Dufková & Soňa Bernardová 80.0640 80.5333 160.5973
19   Argentina Etel Sánchez & Sofia Sánchez 79.4829 79.8333 159.3162
20   Israel Anastasia Gloushkov & Ievgeniia Tetelbaum 79.4488 78.9000 158.3488
21   Belarus Iryna Limanouskaya & Veronika Yesipovich 78.9913 79.0000 157.9913
22   Slovakia Nada Daabousová & Jana Labáthová 78.3607 77.7000 156.0607
23   Egypt Samia Ahmed & Dara Hassanien 76.5306 77.6000 154.1306
24   Australia Nikita Pablo & Rose Stackpole 73.6360 74.7667 148.4027

FinalEdit

Rank Country Athletes Technical Free Total
    Russia Natalia Ishchenko & Svetlana Romashina 96.4577 98.5333 194.9910
    China Huang Xuechen & Sun Wenyan 95.3688 97.0000 192.3688
    Japan Yukiko Inui & Risako Mitsui 93.1214 94.9333 188.0547
4   Ukraine Lolita Ananasova & Anna Voloshyna 93.1358 94.0000 187.1358
5   Spain Ona Carbonell & Gemma Mengual 92.5024 94.1333 186.6357
6   Italy Linda Cerruti & Costanza Ferro 90.4412 92.3667 182.8079
7   Canada Jacqueline Simoneau & Karine Thomas 89.2916 90.6000 179.8916
8   France Margaux Chrétien & Laura Augé 86.2824 87.9667 174.2491
9   United States Anita Alvarez & Mariya Koroleva 86.4612 87.5333 173.9945
10   Greece Evangelia Papazoglou & Evangelia Platanioti 85.3550 86.5000 171.8550
11   Mexico Karem Achach & Nuria Diosdado 84.9268 86.0667 170.9935
12   Austria Anna-Maria Alexandri & Eirini-Marina Alexandri 85.0637 85.5333 170.5970

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Synchronised swimming, Olympic Games qualification tournament" (PDF). FINA. Retrieved 17 August 2016.