Synchronised swimming was given a new name

Синхронное плавание получило новое название

Ukrainian synchronized swimmers at the Olympics in Rio

Congress of the International swimming Federation was renamed synchronized swimming and artistic.

Congress of the International swimming Federation (FINA) decided to rename synchronized swimming in the dressing. About it reports TASS.

Voting took place at the Congress of the organization in Budapest, where these days passes the world championship on water sports.

“The name was changed in order to give new impetus to the development of synchronized swimming that it was closer to the press and understandable to people”, – said the Executive Director of FINA Cornel Markulesku.

For the first time in the Olympics synchronised swimming was first included on the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. Before the Olympic games in Barcelona 1992, the program of competitions in synchronized swimming consisted of singles (solo) and doubles. Now the Games the medals are played in duets and groups.

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