Synchro swimmer Allison impresses in Beijing

PUBLISHED: 15:54 21 August 2008 | UPDATED: 09:44 27 October 2009

FORMER Potters Bar synchronised swimmer Olivia Allison showcased her abilities in the technical routine at the Beijing Olympic Games. Allison and her GB duet partner Jenna Randall have continued to progress throughout the year and this is showing in China

FORMER Potters Bar synchronised swimmer Olivia Allison showcased her abilities in the technical routine at the Beijing Olympic Games.

Allison and her GB duet partner Jenna Randall have continued to progress throughout the year and this is showing in China.

National performance director Biz Price added extra difficulty to their routines and the girls have stepped up and shown they have the potential to compete on a world stage.

Randall and Allison, who recently secured a personal best score at the Barcelona Open in July, took to the water with confidence and performed the required elements well.

They showed consistent height on the boosts and executed the whole routine to an improved standard to secure scores of high eights.

After the technical routine, the girls stood in 14th position in the Water Cube ahead of their closest rivals Mexico and Kazakhstan.

The Brits went into the free routine with a score of 87.833.


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