Previews & Recaps
A talented field of men’s 200 freestylers stepped up to challenge Gabriele Detti at the 2017 Italian Championships, but the distance ace landed on top of the podium.
Freestylers Federica Pellegrini and Gregorio Paltrinieri each rose to the top of the world ranks on day 4 of Italy’s national championships. Pellegrini topped the 200 free and Paltrinieri the 1500.
Nicolo Martinenghi broke his second junior world record in as many days, going 59.46 to win the 100 breast at Italian nationals.
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 went a world-leading 800 free, going 7:41.64 to break his personal best.
Italy’s rising breaststroker Nicolo Martinenghi kicked off the 2017 Italian Championships in style, busting his own junior world record in the 50 breaststroke with a 26.97.