Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Finishes Fourth at Synchronized Swimming Olympic Qualifier, Will Miss Rio

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada Finishes Fourth at Synchronized Swimming Olympic Qualifier, Will Miss Rio

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Canada finishes fourth at Olympic qualifier

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Canada's synchronized swimming team will not be going to the 2016 Rio Games after placing fourth on Sunday at the Olympic qualification tournament.

Canada narrowly missed achieving its goal as the top-three nations at the event all qualified for the upcoming summer Olympics.

Favourites Ukraine and Japan won gold and silver respectively, earning the first two available tickets to Rio 2016, while Italy claimed bronze.

Despite a powerful performance of its new "Fire and Ice," Canada was unable to catch up to Italy, which was 0.5 points ahead after Saturday's technical program. The Italians managed to keep their lead in Sunday's free team event and, in the end, 0.7 points was the difference between the two countries. …

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