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A relatively recent discipline, synchronized swimming became an Olympic sport for the first time in Los Angeles in 1984, with solo and duet events.

Team USA athlete Tracie Ruiz-Conforto was the biggest name in the sports debut, having won the Olympic gold medal in both the solo and duet competition. In the duet competition Canada and Japan completed the podium in second and third, respectively. Meanwhile in the solo competition, it was Carolyn Waldo from Canada and Miwako Motoyoshi who won the silver and bronze medals.

Aquatics, Los Angeles 1984, Synchronized Swimming,
IOC - Synchronized Swimming's first Olympics

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