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An Update from Maria Ramos

   Hello Synchro Friends  Summer is well and truly coming to a close, we’re back to our schools/ work, our sun tans are fading, we find ourselves  wearing our warmer hoodies again, and coaches have starting to think about the Christmas show!  But before we look forward, I want to take a moment to reflect on a successful summer – it’s always special when it’s an  Olympic year, and I am sure you were all glued to your laptops and watched the Synchro live streaming.    The top countries continueRead More


Federici and Clark post free routine PB in California

                  Olivia Federici and Katie Clark recorded a free routine PB to finish sixth at the 2016 America Open in California. The English synchronised swimmers scored 85.6500 in the final to finish on 164.6215 overall. Their score placed them behind duets from Spain, Canada and USA as well as two pairs from China. But Federici and Clark finished nearly three points clear of Argentinian twins Etel and Sofia Sanchez in California. The Sanchez sisters had been ranked ahead of the Brits, finishingRead More


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


GB Synchro secure bronze at French Open 2016

Courtesy – Make Up Forever 6em The British Synchronised Swimming team finished the French Open 2016 with progress in the Duet and Solo and a bronze medal in the Free Team. The eight-strong team competing in the Free Routine consisted of Isabelle Thorpe, Hannah Randall, Phoebe Bradley-Smith, Danielle Cooper, Jorja Brown, Emma Critchley, Kate Shortman and Zoe James. Each athlete stepped up to show the progress they have made in their first senior international competition together. The team finished fourth in the Technical routine but went one better in theRead 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


Tips & Tricks E1: Tom Daley Dives Into Synchronised Swimming

YOU TUBE “In the first episode of this innovative series ‘Tips & Tricks’, we see Tom experience a steep learning curve with Aquabatix, both on top of and under the water, showing how difficult synchronised swimming is. Can Tom cut it as a synchro athlete now FINA have announced men will be allowed to compete in the sport at the World championships for the first time in 2015? Aquabatix’s series ‘Tips & Tricks’ will explore the sport and art of synchronised swimming and enlighten viewers in everything they ever wantedRead 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