OLYMPICS ROC wins artistic swimming team gold at Tokyo Olympics


ROC wins artistic swimming team gold at Tokyo Olympics


20:00, August 07, 2021

TOKYO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) - Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko led ROC to the gold in artistic swimming team event after scoring 98.8000 points in free routine and total scores at 196.0979 here on Saturday.

An underwater view shows Team Russia competes in the team free routine artistic swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on August 7, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

The ROC team scored 97.2979 in technical routine, followed by China in 96.2310.

Romashina, 31, now has seven Olympic gold medals to her name, having won team gold at Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016. She also won duet gold in London, Rio and Tokyo.

China took the silver in 193.5310 points after silvers at London 2012 and Rio 2016.

The bronze went to Ukraine with 190.3018. Japan ranked fourth like the duet event with 188.3106.

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