09/19/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Olympic Synchronized Swimming Photos (SLIDESHOW)

Synchronized swimming has taken over the watercube in Beijing now that the swimming gold rush is done. With the costumes, the makeup and the grand gestures it's hard to believe the women are in water.

After two days of duet competition and in no particular order, here are some of the photos AP has taken. Competition will air Wednesday night on NBC


Read an interview with the US team's choreographer

Spain's team was banned from wearing swimsuits with lights on them.