Synchronized swimmers come sixth

Holding their breath - the team competing during the free routine final at the Aquatics Centre Credit: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Great Britain's synchronized swimming team have missed out on a medal in the free routine event. The eight-strong team, featuring Plymouth's Olivia Federicii and Katie Dawkins from Bristol, put in a decent performance. But defending champions Russia stole the show to take gold.

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