Synchronized Swimming Olympic Sport
Athens 2004 Olympic Games Pin
Synchronized swimming is a hybrid form of swimming, dance and gymnastics, consisting of swimmers (either solos, duets, trios, combos, or teams) performing a synchronized routine of elaborate moves in the water, accompanied by music. Although solos are not used in the Olympics, athletes can perform solos and compete in most other competitions.
Synchronized swimming demands advanced water skills, and requires great strength, endurance, flexibility, grace, artistry and precise timing, as well as exceptional breath control when upside down underwater. During lifts, (where up to six people act as the platform, one person acts as a base, and one and/or two people act as flyers) swimmers are required not to touch the bottom – yet pull off an outstanding lift.
The pin depicting the synchronized swimming sport
Product: Olympic Pin
Pin code: #02-009-004
Official Licensed Product
Licensed Manufacturer: Efsimon Collection
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