Stunning Pictures of Glamorous Girls in Synchronised Swimming Duet
12 countries have qualified for the finals on Tuesday. World champions Russia was on top of the chart on Monday with their routine inspired by clockwork toys and macabre fairytales. Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina scored 98.6 points out of a possible 100 in a "free" routine, taking the total to 196.8 points.
Their series of syncopated, puppet-like movements, all flexed feet and sharp elbows, was set to the music of films playing on a ghoulish theme, including Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow, reported Reuters.
Rusian team is ahead of the second nearest China by four points. Huang Xuechen and Liu Ou of china were the second-highest scoring qualifiers for the final with 192.81 point, followed by Spain with 192.59 points.
The teams that have made it to the finals of the synchronised swimming duet are America Killman Mary and Koroleva Mariya of Unites states of America, Park Hyunha and Park Hyunsun of South Korea, Lapi Giulia and Perrupato Mariangela of Italy, Platanioti Evangelia and Solomou Despoina of Greece, Federici Olivia and Randall Jenna of United Kingdom, Huang Xuechen and Liu Ou of China, Boudreau Gagnon Marie-Pier and Marcotte Elise of Canada, Iushko Daria and Sydorenko Kseniya of Ukraine, Ishchenko Natalia and Romashini Svetlana of Russia, Carbonell Ballestero Ona and Fuentes Fache Andrea of Spain, and Inui Yukiko and Kobayashi Chisa of Japan.