Detti Sets Italian Record In 400 Free At Italian Champs Day 1

2017 Italian Championships

  • Tuesday, April 4 – Friday, April 8, 2017
  • Riccione, Italy
  • Live Results

Gabriele Detti went 3:43.36 for a new national record and a new world-leading time in the 400 free to start Italy’s national championship meet. Detti won the event by seven seconds and took down the old Italian record of 3:43.40 set back in 2000 by Massimiliano Rosolino. Detti went out hard in the swim, building a big lead early and closing in 56.55 over the final 100 to cap the win. Here’s a look at the world ranks in the event with Detti’s time rising to the top of the list:

2016-2017 LCM MEN 400 Free

SunCHN
YANG
07/23
3.41.38
2Gabriele
DETTI
ITA3.43.3604/04
3Mack
HORTON
AUS3.43.8507/23
4Felix
AUBOCK
AUT3.44.1907/23
5Tae Hwan
PARK
KOR3.44.3805/05
View Top 26»

Race video has also surfaced of Detti’s swim:

The other big swim of the day was a new junior world record from Nicolo Martinenghi in prelims of the 50 breast. Martinenghi was 26.97 in prelims, but wound up going 27.09 to win the final over Fabio Scozzoli (27.33).

Tania Quaglieri went 1:00.96 to win the women’s 100 back. That sets a new age record – the 2000-born Quaglieri previously held the record (listed as “RIC” with her 1:01.24 last summer. Quaglieri is now only about seven tenths off the overall Italian record in the event.

Other event winners:

  • Simone Sabbioni was 54.14 to win the men’s 100 back by a tenth over Matteo Milli (54.24).
  • The women’s 400 free went to Alice Mizzau in 4:07.92.
  • Stefania Pirozzi was 2:08.64 to win the women’s 200 fly. That’s just outside the top 5 times in the world this season.
  • Luca Dotto took the men’s 100 free in 48.66, also finishing just outside the top 5 in the world ranks.

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swimmer

That is some very good camera work, made me feel like I was at the meet in person. A viewer could really get a feel for just how he was going.

gator

wow – early and fast

Crawler

Great swim, and a record by a swimmer who was then under a cloud has been wiped out by a great young swimmer!

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