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  • Natalia Ishchenko, Svetlana Romashina
    Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon, Elise Marcotte
    Canada's Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon and Elise Marcotte perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Mary Killman, Mariya Koroleva
    Mary Killman and Mariya Koroleva of the U.S. perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Yukiko Inui, Chisa Kobayashi
    Japan's Yukiko Inui and Chisa Kobayashi perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Daria Iushko, Kseniya Sydorenko
    Ukraine's Daria Iushko and Kseniya Sydorenko perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Sara Labrousse, Chloe Willhelm
    France's Sara Labrousse and Chloe Willhelm perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Olivia Federici, Jenna Randall
    Britain's Olivia Federici and Jenna Randall perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Huang Xuechen, Liu Ou
    China's Huang Xuechen and Liu Ou perform in the synchronised swimming duets technical routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Evangelia Platanioti, Despoina Solomou
    Greece's Evangelia Platanioti and Despoina Solomou are seen underwater as they perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Giulia Lapi, Mariangela Perrupato
    Italy's Giulia Lapi and Mariangela Perrupato perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Synchronised Swimming
    Synchronised SwimmingReuters
  • Isabel Delgado Plancarte, Nuria Diosdado Garcia
    Mexico's Isabel Delgado Plancarte and Nuria Diosdado Garcia spilt water during their performace in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Nayara Figueira and Lara Teixeira
    Brazil's Nayara Figueira and Lara Teixeira perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Pamela Fischer and Anja Nyffeler
    Switzerland's Pamela Fischer and Anja Nyffeler are seen underwater as they perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Anastasia Gloushkov and Inna Yoffe
    Israel's Anastasia Gloushkov and Inna Yoffe are seen underwater as they perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Sara Labrousse and Chloe Willhelm
    France's Sara Labrousse and Chloe Willhelm perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina
    Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon and Elise Marcotte
    Canada's Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon and Elise Marcotte perform in the synchronised swimming duets technical routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Mary Killman and Mariya Koroleva
    Mary Killman and Mariya Koroleva of the U.S. perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Yukiko Inui and Chisa Kobayashi
    Japan's Yukiko Inui and Chisa Kobayashi perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Ona Carbonell Ballestero and Andrea Fuentes Fache
    Spain's Ona Carbonell Ballestero and Andrea Fuentes Fache perform in the synchronised swimming duets free routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Yukiko Inui and Chisa Kobayashi
    Japan's Yukiko Inui and Chisa Kobayashi perform in the synchronised swimming duets technical routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters
  • Ona Carbonell Ballestero and Andrea Fuentes Fache
    Spain's Ona Carbonell Ballestero and Andrea Fuentes Fache perform their routine in the synchronised swimming duets technical routine qualification round during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics CentreReuters

They look glamorous with colourful swimsuits and make up but they are not walking the ramp. They are competing in the synchronised swimming duet at the ongoing London Olympics.

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.

CHECK OUT STUNNING PICTURES OF GLAMOROUS GIRLS IN SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING DUET 

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.

CHECK OUT STUNNING PICTURES OF GLAMOROUS GIRLS IN SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING DUET