On the first day of the Trophy of Milan Gabriele Detti posted a lifetime best of 14:48.46 to finish second to Gregorio Paltrinieri and put himself in the second place position in the world rankings. Tonight Detti returned to the pool to win the men’s 400 freestyle in a time of 3:46.59, which is just off his lifetime best of 3:46.46 that he put up in December and currently tops the 2015-16 world rankings.
His time is the second fastest recorded in 2016 with only David McKeon having posted a faster time of 3:46.48 at the New South Wales Championships.
There were several swimmers who came away with multiple wins on Saturday. Martina Carraro won both the 50 and 100 breaststroke. Carraro’s time of 30.79 ties Leiston Pickett for the fourth place spot in the world rankings. She won the 100 meter distance in a time of 1:07.31.
Fabio Scozzoli also took both breaststroke events on the second day of competition. Scozzoli won the 50 in a time of 27.82 and followed that up taking the 100 in a time of 1:01.48.
Simone Sabbioni won both backstroke events posting a 55.15 in the 100 and a 25.68 in the 50 while Piero Codia took the 50 butterfly in a time of 27.73 and the 100 butterfly in a time of 52.37.
Federica Pellegrini, who recorded an impressive 1:55.92 in the 200 freestyle on Friday, won the women’s 100 freestyle in a season’s best of 54.34. Luca Dotto took the men’s event in a time of 48.77.
Other winners on the day included:
- Women’s 50 butterfly – Silvia Di Pietro – 26.64
- Women’s 100 backstroke – Carlotta Zofkova – 1:01.42
- Women’s 400 IM – Stefania Pizozzi – 4:40.27
- Men’s 400 IM – Federico Turrini – 4:21.18
- Women’s 400 freestyle – Alice Mizzau – 4:10.09
- Women’s 100 butterfly – Ilaria Bianchi – 58.65