Always the most camp, surreal of Olympic sports, today’s synchronised swimming final was an impressive but odd mash-up of waterproof make-up and elegant limbs.

Gold medal winners Russia claimed the title for duets with a slightly terrifying routine inspired by horror movies and macabre fairytales.

Silver was taken by Spain with a tango-inspired routine while China took bronze behind with their dragon-esque synchronised swim.

Without further ado, here are some synchronised swimming pictures for you to puzzle over.

Synchronised swimming gold medal winners Russia’s Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina

Sara Labrousse or Chloe Willhelm of France. Sorry, we’re not sure which!

US synchronised swimmers Mariya Koroleva and Mary Killman

Gagnon Boudreau and Elise Marcotte of Canada

Britain’s Jenna Randall and Olivia Federici  

Evangelia Platanioti and Desponia Solomou of Greece 

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