Synchronized swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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Synchro. swimming at the
1992 Summer Olympics
Synchronized swimming pictogram.svg
Solo   women
Duet women

At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, two events in synchronized swimming were contested, both for women only.

In the solo competition, a judge accidentally entered a score of 8.7 instead of 9.7 for Sylvie Fréchette, costing her first place. After appeals by the Canadian Olympic Committee, her medal was upgraded to a gold. Kristen Babb-Sprague, the beneficiary of the judge's error, was not demoted but retained her own gold medal.[1] This was the last time that solo synchronized swimming was included in the Olympic program.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
 Kristen Babb-Sprague
United States (USA)
none  Fumiko Okuno
Japan (JPN)
 Sylvie Fréchette
Canada (CAN)
 United States (USA)
Karen Josephson
Sarah Josephson
 Canada (CAN)
Penny Vilagos
Vicky Vilagos
 Japan (JPN)
Fumiko Okuno
Aki Takayama

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 0 0 2
2  Canada (CAN) 1 1 0 2
3  Japan (JPN) 0 0 2 2


  1. ^ "Sylvie Fréchette".