Synchronized Swimming

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Not to be confused with Synchronised Swimming (Team) or Synchronised Swimming (Duet).
Synchronized Swimming
Synchronized Swimming. From Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Appears in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)
Type Aquatics
Info In this event, teams of 4 compete for the most points with their pool performance

Synchronized Swimming is a Aquatics Event that appears in the Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The objective of the event is to score the most points, with the event taking place in the Aquatics Centre. Amy, Peach, Daisy, and Blaze can be seen competing in this event in the game's opening. The starting Olympic record in this event is held by Team Amy at 46.58 points.


After all players have chosen a song, the events start for the first player. The songs that can play are Spring Song, Trisch-Tracth-Polka, and Hungarian Dance NO.5, in order of ascending difficulty. This events starts with the player's team being announced, before showing the starting platform. Here, the player is taught how to pose. Then the player must swing the Wii Remote down or wait for it to start. Points are earned for both if done. Players need to watch the pictures that appear onscreen, and copy them with the Wii Remote. Sometimes, there are doubles that the player need to act fast on. If there's a mark on a line, the Wii Remote has to be swung down, but sometimes up. There are also shapes that the players Swing the Wii Remote down multiple times. If there's a spin, the Wii Remote has to be spun around. At the end of the song, the player needs to pose with the Wii Remote. If multiple teams are playing, it goes to the next team.



  • Pose: Strike a pose
  • Mark rhythm: Swing Wii Remote
  • Spin: Spin Wii Remote around
  • Pose icons will be displayed in the middle of the screen, so strike the same pose.
  • Swing the Wii Remote when the Wii Remote mark reaches the arrow!


  • Performing in time with the music is the key to synchronized swimming. Listen to the music carefully.


The Synchro Teammate challenge is completed by getting a chain of 30 moves a number of times in this event. The criteria for unlocking each achievement are as follows:

  • Lv. 1-Achieve a chain of 30 synchronized moves 1 time.
  • Lv. 2-Achieve a chain of 30 synchronized moves 3 times.
  • Lv. 3-Achieve a chain of 30 synchronized moves 5 times.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese シンクロナイズドスイミング
Synchronized Swimming

Dutch Synchroonzwemmen
Synchronized Swimming
French Natation synchronisée
Synchronized Swimming
German Synchronschwimmen
Synchronized Swimming
Italian Nuoto sincronizzato
Synchronized Swimming
Spanish Natación sincronizada
Synchronized Swimming