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Federici and Clark will head to Rio 2016

                    The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today confirmed that Federici and Clark will head to Rio 2016 to represent Team GB at the Olympic Games. Olivia Federici and Katie Clark will be competing in the duet event in which they secured the quota place for Britain in the qualification event which took place in Brazil in March. “Both athletes competed at the London 2012 Olympic Games together in the team event. This has created a strong bond between them thatRead More


GB Synchro secure quota place for the Rio Olympics

March 7, 2016 English synchronised swimmers Katie Clark and Olivia Federici secured Great Britain a quota place for the Rio Olympics following their performance at the Olympic Qualification Tournament. Competing at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre in Rio, the Duet pair improved their score with every routine and took first place in the Duet Free second round. Click here for the full results from the Rio 2016 Synchronised Swimming Olympic Qualification Tournament Clark and Federici returned to full time training at the start of 2016 and made an encouraging competitive comeback with a top tenRead More


Synchro swimmers ready for Olympic qualifying test

  Synchronised Swimmers Katie Clark and Olivia Federici have been named as the Duet that travels to Rio to compete in the Olympic Test event with the aim of securing the vital quota place for Great Britain. London Olympians Clark and Federici will compete in the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre which will host the Olympic Synchronised Swimming Qualification Tournament from the 2 – 6 March. The newly refurbished Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre is situated at the heart of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park which is on the south side ofRead More


Top ten finish for GB Duet at 2016 German Open

London 2012 Olympians Katie Clark and Olivia Federici made their competitive return this weekend, finishing eighth at the 2016 German Open in Bonn. Click here for full results from the 2016 German Open Clark and Federici returned to the sport at the start of 2016 following their selection onto the British synchronised swimming Duet squad training for qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympics. The pair competed against 22 nations in the Duet event in Germany, using the same routines that they will use to try and secure their place at the Olympic GamesRead More


Olympic synchro duet line-up confirmed

    England’s Olivia Federici, Katie Clark, Genevieve Randall and Jodie Cowie have been named as the 2016 Olympic synchro Duet athletes after trials last weekend. A total of 14 athletes will now begin training as the senior national team. Many of these girls have come up through the ASA England Programmes Synchro Beacon Programme. London 2012 Olympians Federici and Clark are returning to the fold for 2016. They will work with Randall and Cowie as they train as Duets ahead of the Olympic Test Event. “The standard in this country hasRead More


Katie Clark enjoying new synchro partnership

  Reading’s Olympic synchronised swimmer Katie Clark is enjoying life with her new partner, Asha Randall. The pair picked up a bronze medal in their first competition together – the Berlin Open last month. Then at last weekend’s British Gas Championships in Sheffield, Katie and Asha took second place in the technical duet behind Canada on Saturday before winning the Free Duet on Sunday. The pair began with a score of 83.700 points after the technical duet, five points behind Canada. But the Canadians opted out of the free duetRead More


Medal winning debut for new GB synchro duet

 Article by the BBC’s excellent Ed Sherry GB synchronised swimming squad pair Asha Randall and Katie Clark finished their first competition as a duet with a bronze medal at the weekend. The pair were competing at the German Open in Bonn. “We were really pleased with our performance,” said 18-year-old Clark from Reading. “It was our free performance that we were most happy with. We also did a really good performance of our technical routine.” Clark added: “We wanted to look to improve our free for the final so weRead More