Gabrielle Detti Explains Winning Strategy in 400m Freestyle (Video)

FINA CHAMPIONS SWIM SERIES 2019 #3 – INDIANAPOLIS

Reported by Nick Pecoraro.

MEN’S 400 FREE

  1. Gabriele Detti, ITA, 3:46.13
  2. Danas Rapsys, LTU, 3:46.23
  3. Mykhailo Romanchuk, UKR, 3:49.92
  4. Townley Haas, USA, 3:55.42

Saving up for the 400 free, Lithuanian record-holder Danas Rapsys took control of the race early on. At the last turn, Italian Gabriele Detti was down by nearly a second. However, Detti and Rapsys went for a dog fight into the finish.

Detti shut out the Lithuanian by a tenth with a 3:46.13. Detti and Rapsys have the second fastest time in the world, both swimming 3:43.36. China’s Sun Yang holds the top time with a 3:42.75.

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Ragnar
3 years ago

For your strange swimming fact of the day, Oussama Mellouli, an Olympic champion in both the 1500 and 10K open water, won SIXTEEN medals at the 2011 pan arab games, FIFTEEN of which were gold.

Superfan
3 years ago

“Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t “. Classic!

Usausausa
3 years ago

Townley Haas’s in season times will never not be funny.

Scott Morgan
3 years ago

I love this guy! Funny and charming. But “explain” his strategy? lol…

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