Artistic Swimming also called synchronized swimming is a sport where swimmers perform a synchronized choreographed routine, accompanied by music
The objective of artistic swimming is to ensure that all the swimmers have the same exact movements which blends flawlessly with the music. The legs should never touch the floor. In order to win, a team of artistic swimmers has to perform two sets of routines, a technical routine and a free routine. The team with the best technical merit, execution, difficulty and synchronization and best overall presentation receives the highest amount of points. In order to be the best performer, swimmers must work on strength in order to perform twists and lifts. Swimmers should be able to hold their breath for about a minute. Swimmers need to have rhyme and flair to be able to synchronize and interpret the music.
There are multiple types of synchronized swimming that you can do.
Svetlana trained as an artistic swimmer at the age of six and quickly grew to winning two gold medals in 2005 when she was just 15 years old. She has won a total of 41 gold medals in four Olympic games, seven world championships and six European championships.
September 21, 1989