Delfina Pignatiello

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International Competition

2019 Mare Nostrum Tour

Pignatiello set the South American record in the 800 free and 1500 free and Argentine national marks in the 400 (4:06.61), 800 (8:24.33) and 1500 (15:51.68) at the Mare Nostrum Tour stops in Barcelona, Spain, and Canet-en-Roussilon, France, in June 2019.

In Barcelona, she clocked a 15:51.68 at the Mare Nostrum Tour in the 1500 free. The mark bested Chile’s Kristel Kobrich’s record 15:54.30 from the 2013 World Championships,  lowered her own Argentine Record from the 2017 World Junior Championships (15:59.51) and ranked third in the world behind American Katie Ledecky and China’s Wang Jianjiahe.

At the Canet-en-Roussillon, France, stop, Pignatiello clocked a South American and Argentine national record in the 800 free (8:24.33) in a silver medal effort.

In the 400 free, Pignatiello also was the runnerup, registering a 4:06.61, besting her own record of 4:08.33 from the 2017 World Junior Championships.

2019 Pan American Games (Lima, Peru)

Pignatiello continued her stellar season and swept the distance freestyle events in Lima, taking gold in the 400 (4:10.86), 800 (8:29.42), and 1500 (16:16.54).

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Gold 400 Free 2019 Pan American Championships
Gold 800 Free 2019 Pan American Championships
Gold 1500 Free 2019 Pan American Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 400 Free 4:06.61 06/12/19 Mare Nostrum
Canet-En-Roussillon, France
lcm 800 Free 8:24.33 06/11/19 Mare Nostrum
Canet-En-Roussillon, France
lcm 1500 Free 15:51.68 06/15/19 Mare Nostrum
Barcelona, Spain
récord sudamericano Nacional Argentino 2019, marca A Tokio 2020 en 1500 libre Argentino Nacional 2019, 1500 libre Nacional Argentino 2019, marca A Tokio 2020 en 1500 libre Fernando Cicutti Buenos Aires 2018, podium 800 free women

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