Synchronised swimming explained (Part one)

Find out everything you need to know about synchronised swimming at London 2012 - from the rules of the sport, to the venue it will feature in, to the equipment required.

There are more than 1,500 swimming clubs in the UK, and they provide the best foundation for those looking to develop as synchronised swimmers. British Swimming is working with the BBC to get the UK into the pool in a celebration of swimming called the Big Splash.

Visit the London 2012 schedule and results page on the BBC Sport website to find out details of when the Olympic synchronised swimming events are taking place, and where you can watch them.

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