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London 2012: Synchronized swimming duets

World champions Russia lived up to predictions they would cement their dominance of synchronised swimming at the London Games, claiming the title for duets on Tuesday with a crisp routine inspired by horror movies and macabre fairytales

  • Spain's Ona Carbonell Ballestero and Andrea Fuentes Fache compete in the duets free routine final. AFP PHOTO/ALBERTO PIZZOLI

  • Giulia Lapi and Mariangela Perrupato of Italy perform their routine. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

  • France's Chloe Willhelm and France's Sara Labrousse compete. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BUREAU

  • Yukiko Inui and Chisa Kobayashi of Japan compete during women's duet synchronized swimming at the Aquatics Centre. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

  • South Korea's Park Hyunha and South Korea's Park Hyunsun compete in the duets free routine final. AFP PHOTO/ALBERTO PIZZOLI

  • Spain's Ona Carbonell Ballestero and Andrea Fuentes Fache compete to win silver. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BUREAU

  • Olivia Federici and Jenna Randall of Great Britain perform underwater. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

  • Ukraine's Daria Iushko and Kseniya Sydorenko make faces. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

  • Italy's Giulia Lapi and Italy's Mariangela Perrupato compete in the duets free routine final. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BUREAU

  • France's Chloe Willhelm and France's Sara Labrousse compete in the duets free routine. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BUREAU

  • Ukraine's Daria Iushko and Kseniya Sydorenko compete underwater. AFP PHOTO/FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT

  • Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BUREAU

  • Ukraine's Daria Iushko and Kseniya Sydorenko. REUTERS/Toby Melville

  • Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Russia's Svetlana Romashina pose on the podium after winning gold in the duets free routine final during the synchronised swimming competition. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BUREAU

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