Olympics, Synchronized Swimming: Russia Tops Duet Free Podium

BEIJING, China, August 20. THE Russian tandem of Anastasia Davydova and Anastasia Ermakova used a superior technical routine to come out on top of the duet free routine event in synchronized swimming at the Olympics.

The reigning world and Olympic champions, the Russians posted a top effort of 99.833. That included a perfect 50 points for technical merit and 49.833 points for artistic impression.

Spain's pair of Andrea Fuentes and Gemma Mengual gave the duo a run for its money with a silver-winning 99.000. The team wound up with matching 49.500 tallies from both technical merit and artistic impression.

Japan's squad of Saho Harada and Emiko Suzuki took bronze with 97.833 points based on 49.000 and 48.833 marks in technical merit and artistic impression, respectively.

The U.S. contingent of Christina Jones and Andrea Nott took fifth with 95.500 points (47.500 TM, 48.000 AI).

Rank NOC Name Judges Free Routine
1 2 3 4 5 Score Penalty 100% Points 50% Points Points Behind
1 RUS – Russian Fed. DAVYDOVA Anastasia TM 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 50.000 99.833 49.917
ERMAKOVA Anastasia AI 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.9 49.833
2 ESP – Spain FUENTES Andrea TM 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.8 49.500 99.000 49.500 0.417
MENGUAL Gemma AI 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.0 9.8 49.500
3 JPN – Japan HARADA Saho TM 9.8 9.8 9.6 9.8 9.8 49.000 97.833 48.917 1.000
SUZUKI Emiko AI 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.7 48.833
4 CHN – China JIANG Tingting TM 9.7 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 48.000 96.500 48.250 1.667
JIANG Wenwen AI 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 48.500
5 USA – United States JONES Christina TM 9.6 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 47.500 95.500 47.750 2.167
NOTT Andrea AI 9.6 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.6 48.000
6 CAN – Canada BOUDREAU GAGNON Marie-Pier TM 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.6 47.500 95.333 47.667 2.250
RAMPLING Isabelle AI 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.6 9.4 47.833
7 ITA – Italy ADELIZZI Beatrice TM 9.4 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.3 47.000 93.833 46.917 3.000
LAPI Giulia AI 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.4 9.3 46.833
8 UKR – Ukraine IUSHKO Daria TM 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.4 46.500 93.167 46.584 3.333
SYDORENKO Kseniya AI 9.4 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.2 46.667
9 NED – Netherlands van der VELDEN Bianca TM 9.1 9.2 9.2 9.3 9.1 45.833 92.166 46.083 3.834
van der VELDEN Sonja AI 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.1 9.4 46.333
10 GRE – Greece MAKRYGIANNI Evanthia TM 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.2 45.667 91.334 45.667 4.250
SOLOMOU Despoina AI 9.1 9.1 9.2 9.2 9.1 45.667
11 FRA – France DREYFUSS Apolline TM 9.0 9.2 8.8 9.0 9.2 45.333 91.166 45.583 4.334
MEESSEMANN-BAKIR Lila AI 9.2 9.2 9.1 9.4 9.1 45.833
12 SUI – Switzerland BRUNNER Magdalena TM 9.0 9.0 9.0 8.9 9.0 45.000 90.000 45.000 4.917
SCHNEIDER Ariane AI 9.2 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 45.000

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