Synchronised swimming is one of the most challenging Olympic sports, and it is claimed that it takes more hours of training to reach competition standard than any other sport at the games. Mike Bushell dipped his toes in the water to find out more. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37068904

Mike Bushell tries out synchronised swimming

Synchronised swimming is one of the most challenging Olympic sports, and it is claimed that it takes more hours of training to reach competition standard than any other sport at the games. Mike Bushell dipped his toes in the water to find out more. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37068904

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears.  Laugher and Mears win diving gold!  Congrats to ukBathrooms sponsored diver Jack Laugher! -and of course his diving partner Chris!  #CommonwealthGames 2014

Glasgow 2014: Tom Daley and James Denny win silver medal

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears. Laugher and Mears win diving gold! Congrats to ukBathrooms sponsored diver Jack Laugher! -and of course his diving partner Chris! #CommonwealthGames 2014

Laugher and Mears win diving gold!  Congrats to ukBathrooms sponsored diver Jack Laugher! -and of course his diving partner Chris!  #CommonwealthGames 2014

Glasgow 2014: Tom Daley and James Denny win silver medal

Laugher and Mears win diving gold! Congrats to ukBathrooms sponsored diver Jack Laugher! -and of course his diving partner Chris! #CommonwealthGames 2014

I've been photographing synchronised swimming through one of the underwater windows in the  Aquatic centre today. Here Team GB their technical routine. Taken on my IPhone 4S using Snapseed.

Dan Chung's Olympic smartphone photoblog

I've been photographing synchronised swimming through one of the underwater windows in the Aquatic centre today. Here Team GB their technical routine. Taken on my IPhone 4S using Snapseed.

All good things come to an end: Royal luck ran out for the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate was in the Olympic park watching GB's women's hockey team lose to Argentina in the semi-finals

Kate loses her golden touch: Duchess of Cambridge cheers from the stands as Team GB's women go down fighting in crunch Olympic hockey semi-final

All good things come to an end: Royal luck ran out for the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate was in the Olympic park watching GB's women's hockey team lose to Argentina in the semi-finals

Historic gold: The Duchess of Cambridge claps and cheers as Britain's Nicola Adams becomes the first female boxing champion

Duchess delights at Nicola Adams' historic win as she takes ringside seat at the boxing

Historic gold: The Duchess of Cambridge claps and cheers as Britain's Nicola Adams becomes the first female boxing champion

Prince Albert II of Monaco, back center, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, front center, and official Team GB ambassador Robin Cousins, front right, watch synchronized swimming during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on Aug. 9, 2012, in London.    Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Image

Duchess Kate at the Olympics

Prince Albert II of Monaco, back center, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, front center, and official Team GB ambassador Robin Cousins, front right, watch synchronized swimming during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on Aug. 9, 2012, in London. Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Image

British divers Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch in the 10m platform synchronized diving medal event.

British divers Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch in the 10m platform synchronized diving medal event.

AUGUST 9 2012 - At the London 2012 aquatics centre with Prince Albert of Monaco to watch the women's synchronised swimming. She wore a wore a Team GB polo shirt, Zara jeans and LK Bennett wedges.

Duchess of Cambridge: Style File

AUGUST 9 2012 - At the London 2012 aquatics centre with Prince Albert of Monaco to watch the women's synchronised swimming. She wore a wore a Team GB polo shirt, Zara jeans and LK Bennett wedges.

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