Synchronized swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Synchronized swimming
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
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Beijing National Aquatics Center
Venue National Aquatics Centre
Dates 18 to 23 August
Competitors 104 from 24 nations
«2004 2012»
Synchronized swimming at the
2008 Summer Olympics

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Duet   women
Team women

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

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Duet
details
 Russia (RUS)
Anastasia Davydova
Anastasia Ermakova
 Spain (ESP)
Andrea Fuentes
Gemma Mengual
 Japan (JPN)
Saho Harada
Emiko Suzuki
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

Schedule[edit]

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 criteria[edit]

Team[edit]

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

Duet[edit]

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 Switzerland Zurich 1 New Zealand
Olympic Qualifying Tournament April 16–20, 2008 China Beijing 15 Italy
Ukraine
Greece
Netherlands
Switzerland
Brazil
France
Israel
North Korea
Kazakhstan
Mexico
Great Britain
Belarus
Czech Republic
Austria
TOTAL 24

References[edit]