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Italy's Giulia Lapi and Italy's Mariange

Italy's Giulia Lapi and Italy's Mariangela Perrupato compete in the duets free routine final during the synchronised swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLIALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages

Scary faces of synchronized swimmers

While we have no doubt that it takes a great deal of athletic ability to perform their synchronized maneuvers, the combination of gelatin, nose clips, excessive makeup and rigid moves can sometimes give these Olympic swimmers a distractingly creepy, 'killer dolls from the black lagoon' appearance.