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Team, Women

Date22 – 23 August 2008
StatusOlympic
LocationBeijing Guojia Youyong Zhongxin, Beijing Aolinpike Gongyuan, Beijing
Participants69 from 8 countries
FormatTechnical and free routines. Final total is sum of 50% of technical routine score and 50% of free routine score.

Russia was not expected to be challenged and they were not, winning the gold medal easily. In the technical routine they opened a 0.583 lead over Spain, eliminating any suspense over the outcome. But they put on a true show in the freestyle final routine, scoring a perfect 50 points. China placed third, winning their first ever medal in synchronized swimming.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCPointsTRPFRP
1Russian FederationRUS99.50049.50050.000Gold
Anastasiya DavydovaAnastasiya YermakovaMariya GromovaNataliya IshchenkoElvira KhasyanovaOlga KuzhelaSvetlana RomashinaAnna ShorinaYelena Ovchinnikova
2SpainESP98.25148.91749.334Silver
Alba CabelloRaquel CorralAndrea FuentesThaïs HenríquezLaura LópezGemma MengualIrina RodríguezPaola TiradosGisela Morón (DNS)
3People's Republic of ChinaCHN97.33448.58448.750Bronze
Gu BeibeiJiang TingtingJiang WenwenLiu OuLuo XiSun QiutingWang NaZhang XiaohuanHuang Xuechen
4CanadaCAN95.66847.58448.084
Marie-Pierre Boudreau-GagnonJessika DubucMarie-Pierre GagnéDominika KopcikÉve LamoureuxTracy LittleÉlise MarcotteJennifer Song
5United StatesUSA95.33447.58447.750
Brooke AbelJanet CulpKate HoovenChristina JonesAndrea NottAnnabelle OrmeJill PennerKim ProbstBecky Kim
6JapanJPN95.33448.16747.167
Ai AokiSaho HaradaNaoko KawashimaHiromi KobayashiErika KomuraAyako MatsumuraEmiko SuzukiMasako TachibanaYumiko Ishiguro
7AustraliaAUS82.16740.41741.750
Eloise AmbergerCoral BentleySarah BombellMyriam GlezÉrika Leal RamírezTarren OtteSamantha ReidBethany WalshTamika Domrow
8EgyptEGY80.83339.75041.083
Reem AbdalazemAziza AbdelfattahHagar BadranDalia El-GebalyShaza AbdulrahmanYoumna KhallafMai MohamedNouran Saleh