Synchronized swimming Beijing Olympics The Russian team are favorites for the event.

Venue: National Aquatic Center

Russia wins gold in synchronized swimming duet free

Russian’s Anastasia Davydova and Anastasia Ermakova won the gold medal in the synchronized swimming duet free gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Spain’s Andrea Fuentes and Gemma Mengual won the silver and Japan’s Saho Harada and Emiko Suzuki won the bronze medal.

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Reuters interviewed Spain’s synchronized swimmer Gemma Mengual from Spain and found there is a lot more to the sport than smiles and make-up.
“We train between eight and nine hours a day,” Spain’s leading synchronized swimmer Gemma Mengual told Reuters television.
“In the morning we work on the physical elements and do some work in the gym. [...]