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Tough sequins of events: Aussies leave everyone Thunderstruck – apart from the judges

Finished eighth … the Australian team admitted it was gamble to perform their routine to AC/DC. Photo: Jason South SYDNEY MORNING HERALD As it transpires, Francesca Berti, Zhanna Demchenko and the rest of the panel of international synchronised swimming judges aren’t big on Aussie pub rock. Taking to the pool to a mega-mix of AC/DC was always a risky move for the Australians, and they left realising it’s a long way to the top at the Olympic Games. Synchronised swimming is one of those subjective sports where it’s not onlyRead More

Royal ascent

Photo – swimming. Rhiannon Williams was the star of the British Gas Synchronised swimming Championships as she won double gold for Reading Royals. The elite GB girls from High Performance Centre were not competing but the 16-year-old dominated individual proceedings in Gloucester winning the technical solo with 67.6 points before topping the free solo scores with an impressive 72.09. Williams then doubled up with team-team mate Sophie Usher to scoop gold in the duet. The Reading pair won bronze at last year’s British Gas ASA National Age Group ChampionshipsRead More

Beijing trip will help Helen shine in 2012

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Helping hand for Olympic hopefuls

        Reading Evening Post   Reading’s Olympic hopefuls are set to get a helping hand to train for the 2012 games as part of a new scheme………click article to read more. RETURN to 2007