APTOPIX London Olympics Womens Synchronized Swimming

Japan's synchronized swimming team placed fifth in preliminary team finals this week. (AP Photo/Tim Donnelly)

Japan’s synchronized swimming team placed fifth in preliminary team finals this week. (AP Photo/Tim Donnelly)

Japan’s women’s synchronized swimming team start their technical routine at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Tim Donnelly)