27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Synchronised swimming. Results of tournament

The competitions in synchronised swimming included in the programme of the Universiade for the first time ended at the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan.

4 sets of medals in the four types of programmes - solo, duet, combos and teams - has been played during the competitions in synchronised swimming.

The programme of duets, the final of which was held on July 8 at the Aquatics Palace, saw Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko conquer the panel of judges by their originality and flawless performing of the most complex combinations. Silver went to Japan. Risako Mitsui and Yukiko Inui got the second place with a score of 93.010 points. In third place were synchronised swimmers Linda Cerruti and Ferro Costanzo from Italy honored with 88.950 points.

The leaders of the team appearances in synchronised swimming were defined on July 8. The Russian team which included Vlada Chigireva, Svetlana Kolesnichenko, Daria Koroba, Alexander Paskevich, Elena Prokofieva, Alla Shishkina, Maria Shurochkina and Anzhelica Timanina took gold with a score of 98.010 points. The music periodically interrupted during the performance of the Russian team, not allowing the athletes to finish the performance. However, the panel of judges allowed the Russian woman to show performance again after the main programme. The second was the Japanese team of synchronised swimmers Chisato Haga, Aika Hakoyama, Mayo Itoyama, Hikaru Kazumori, Kei Marumo, Risako Mitsui, Kanami Nakamaki, Misa Sugiyama with a score of 92.570 points. The third place went to the American athletes Madison Crocker, Morgan Fuller, Megan Hensli, Maria Koroleva, Michelle Moore, Olivia Morgan, Rosalyn Tegart, Khadija Zanotti (86.340 points).

Solo programme has revealed the winners of the last day of competition in synchronised swimming. Linda Cerruti, a synchronized swimmer from Italy got the bronze medal ending the performance with a score of 88.790 points. Japanese Yukiko Inui, scored 92.070 points, won silver. The triple Olympic champion, the leader of the Russian national team of synchronized swimmers Svetlana Romashina rightly got gold; she performed in a solo program for the first time in many years. The usual programme for Romashina is duo.

The final match was combos, which resulted in the bronze medal with a score of 78.070 points won by the team from Hungary - Lili Blasco, Kitti Fazekas, Julia Kiss, Kinga Koltai, Zsuzsanna Kovats, Reka and Szofia Laszlos and also Sara Tringer and Csilla Vandor. The first part of Japan's national team, who collected 92.180 points, took silver.  The Russian national team won 97.690 points, becoming the overall winner in the competition in synchronised swimming at the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan.

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate