Santo Condorelli Says “I’m The Most International Swimmer” (Video)


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Sporting a sizable mustache, 24-year-old Santo Condorelli earned his first national title since changing representation to the country of Italy.

While competing on day 2 of the Italian Championships, the meet which serves as selection for this summer’s World Championships, Condorelli clocked a winning time of 23.76 to take gold in the men’s 50m fly. He wasn’t alone, however, as he tied countryman Piero Codia to share the podium.

Speaking on-deck with SwimSwam, Condorelli stated, “I’m the most international of intentional swimmers. No other swimmer has represented 3 nations,” speaking to the fact the former USC Trojan has competed for the United States, Canada and now Italy.

When asked why he chose Italy, Condorelli responded, “Why not? I’m young…this gives me a chance to live over here.”

On day 1 here in Riccione, Condorelli earned 4th place in the 50m free in 22.15. He’ll compete in the 100m free tomorrow.

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3 years ago

Ehh, the ‘stache is weak. When it hits the Burt Reynolds tier, let me know. Hahah.

E Gamble
3 years ago

I don’t care where Santo swims. He’ll always be a Bolles School Shark to me. And I’ll always be rooting for him. His Instagram is a total blast. Congratulations Santo. 💪

3 years ago

interesting that his time in this event wouldn’t have even won at Canadian Trials tonight in Toronto! thank you, come again!

3 years ago

The fact that everyone here takes dumps on him and he doesn’t care makes me like him more

Joel Lin
3 years ago

He’s a cool cat, man.

Joseph Condorelli
3 years ago

He would make the Olympic team for any country.
Seeing different countries and Coultures and getting paid is what this is all about.

Reply to  Joseph Condorelli
3 years ago

Coultures isn’t a word JoJo.

bear drinks beer
3 years ago

Well he hasn’t made the Italian Worlds team yet. It’s strange to call yourself the most international swimmer if you can’t even compete on international stage. He still has chance in 100 free though.

Curious Swimma
Reply to  bear drinks beer
3 years ago

He swam for Italy at Worlds this past December.

3 years ago

So tired of hearing about this guy on this site. I feel like theres a dozen swimmers that get undeserving coverage on swimswam

Reply to  Swamswimmer
3 years ago

To quote a post by a wise man (you) in the SwimSwam comments section: “Or, and here (sic) me out on this, move somewhere else.”

There’s lots of articles on this site. Don’t like this one? Read another one. Aggravated because of some personal feelings toward a particular athlete? Not much we can do to help you with that one.

Joseph Condorelli
Reply to  Braden Keith
3 years ago

Braden you are why swim swam is the number one go to website in the swimming world.
Thank you

Reply to  Swamswimmer
3 years ago

JoJo’s feelings are hurt.

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