Synchro American Open Starts Tomorrow In California

Photo Courtesy: USA Synchro

Some of the world’s top synchronized swimmers will take in the best of Southern California this week when they compete at the Synchro America Open, a leg of the prestigious FINA Artistic Swimming World Series.

Sponsored by Orange County, the Synchro America Open will be held June 7-9 at Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center ( in La Mirada, Calif.

Synchronized swimmers will compete in solo, duet, mixed duet, free combo and highlight routines in junior and senior divisions. Athletes from Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Serbia, Ukraine, and the U.S. National Team will take part in the event.
The Synchro America Open will be live-streamed by, and on-demand video will be made available at

Competing for Team USA at the Synchro America Open are Anita Alvarez (Buffalo, N.Y.), Grace Alwan (Andover, Mass.), Paige Areizaga (Palm Coast, Fla.), Yara Elian (Walnut Creek, Calif.), Nicole Goot(San Jose, Calif.), Hannah Heffernan(Las Vegas, Nev.), Cassandra Neeley (Williamsville, N.Y.), Daniella Ramirez(Miami, Fla.), Ruby Remati (Andover, Mass.), Abby Remmers (Sugar Land, Texas) and team captain Emma Tchakmakjian (New Canaan, Conn.).

The Synchro America Open is one of 10 events in the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series that made its debut last year.

For additional details and to get your tickets for the Synchro America Open, go to
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Author: James Sica

James Sica is the Men and Women's Assistant Coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been an assistant coach at CMU in Pittsburgh, PA (2015-2017), a volunteer assistant coach with the Harvard women’s program (2014-2015) and an assistant with the Ithaca College men's program (2012-2014).

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