- Russia leads all nations on 49 total medals in Synchronised Swimming at the FINA World Championships, including a record 44 gold medals.
· All other nations combined have won 28 gold medals in Synchro.
· Russia has won 29 of the last 30 gold medals available in women's Synchro events, a victorious run only interrupted by Spain's victory in the free combination on 23 July 2009.
· The only gold medal Russia failed to win in this span, was the first-ever gold medal on offer for male competitors, in the mixed duet technical event in 2015, which was won by United States.
· Bill May (USA) became the first man to win a world title in Synchro when he won the mixed duet technical event in Kazan in 2015, with Christina Jones and Kristina Lum-Underewood (reserve).
· May (G1-S1-B0), Aleksandr Maltsev (RUS, G1-S1-B0) and Giorgio Minisini (ITA, G0-S0-B2)) are the only three men who have won two medals each in Synchro.
· Svetlana Romashina (RUS) and Natalia Ishchenko (RUS) have won a record 22 medals at the world championships. In all aquatics events at the world championships only Michael Phelps (USA, 33 swimming) and Ryan Lochte (USA, 27 swimming) won more medals.
· All of Romashina's 22 medals are gold medals. Ishchenko won 20 gold medals. Michael Phelps (26, swimming) is the only athlete to have won more gold medals at the FINA World Championships.
· Ona Carbonell (ESP) and Gemma Mengual (ESP) have each won 20 medals, but only one gold medal, in the free combination event.
· Since 1998, Russia has won all team events (team, free, technical). The last nation to beat Russia in a team event was United States who won the team event in 1994. Russia finished fourth in this event.
· Russia has won 44 of the total 51 events from1998 to 2015 and won a medal in 49 of these events. It only missed out on a medal in the free combination in 2003 and in 2005.
· Spain (G0-S5-B5) has won a medal in the solo free and solo technical at each of the last five World Championships.