Brazilian synchronized swimmers determined to rise in Olympics

Americas Now

AN OLYMPIAN 3

Synchronized swimming is a combination of swimming, dancing and gymnastics. It requires great water skills, strength, endurance as well as other techniques like breath control.

Duda Mucucci and Luisa Borges are representing Brazil in synchronized swimming duet in 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

They met in 2009 and formed the duet one year later. More than teammates, they are friends in daily lives. The friendship helps them to develop great harmony in the water, which they consider is the beauty of synchronized swimming.

They hope to make into the finals this summer at Olympics, in their home country Brazil.

Meet this week’s Olympian on “Americas Now”, Duda Micucci and Luisa Borges.

Brazilian synchronized swimmers determined to rise in Olympics

Brazilian synchronized swimmers determined to rise in Olympics

Synchronized swimming is a combination of swimming, dancing and gymnastics. It requires great water skills, strength, endurance as well as other techniques like breath control. Duda Mucucci and Luisa Borges are representing Brazil in synchronized swimming duet in 2016 Summer Olympic Games. They met in 2009 and formed the duet one year later. More than teammates, they are friends in daily lives. The friendship helps them to develop great harmony in the water, which they consider is the beauty of synchronized swimming. They hope to make into the finals this summer at Olympics, in their home country Brazil. Meet this week’s Olympian on “Americas Now”, Duda Micucci and Luisa Borges.