On the first day of the Treviso Swim Cup, held at Italy’s ASD Natatorium, Dylan Bosch won the 200 fly. This is the second year of the meet that saw Chad Le Clos and Cameron Van der Burgh last year. The South African men dominated the meet last year and performed very well on the first day of meet today.
Bosch won the 200 fly in a time of 2:01.08, over 7 second ahead of the second place finisher, William Casarto. Francesco Peron of Italy finished 3rd in the event, swimming a time of 2:08.66.
Bosch was the 2014 NCAA champion in the 200 fly and won the event four years in a row at Big Ten Championships while swimming for the Wolverines.
The recently graduated Michigan swimmer also swam the 100 free, where he placed 8th in a time of 52.44.
Douglas Erasmus collected a victory in the 100 free (50.72) with Calvyn Justus coming in right behind (50.79). Justus won the 100 back earlier in the meet in a time of 57.83.
Michael Meyer impressed on the first day of the meet with a win in both the 200 and 400 IM. Meyer won the 200 IM by over 4 seconds and won the 400 IM by almost 10 seconds.
On the women’s side, Vanessa Andreeta placed 4th in the 200 IM in a time of 2:24.57, but won the 400 IM (5:02.20).
Matilde Cerchier was able to capture both the breastroke events with wins in the 50 and 200 breast. She swam a 33.20 in the 50 breast and a 2:39.34 in the 200 breast, followed closely by Giulia Pegorin (2:39.96)
The full results are available here
The Treviso Cup will continue tomorrow with the rest of the events of this two-day meet.