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Synchronised Swimming: Scariest Women Of London 2012 Olympics? (VIDEO)

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Now that the London 2012 Olympic Games is over, we've been taking a closer look at all manner of sports to figure out which to enter for in Rio 2016.

Let the Team GB spirit live on. *punches air*

But then we got to synchronised swimming. At first - like many - we thought it was a beautiful, lyrical expression of the human body underwater, and now we think its just plain terrifying.

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Watching the video expertly put together by Buzzfeed (well done, guys). We aren't sure which shocks us more: the terrifying facial expressions as they leap out of the water or just how damn water-resistant their makeup is.