A new partnership has been signed between A.D.N Swim Project, the only European professional team, and Energy Standard, a high level club in Eastern Europe, led by Russian billionaire Konstantin Grigorishin.
Marco Orsi finished the Italian Spring Nationals with two individual and two relay qualifications for World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
2015 Italian Spring Nationals and WC Trials: World-Leading 1500 for Paltrinieri Highlights Day Four Finals
Gregorio Paltrinieri put up the world’s fastest time in the 1500 this year, winning the event in Riccione with 14:43.87.
2015 Italian Spring Nationals and WC Trials: Day Two Finals – Three More Names Added to Kazan Roster
Matteo Rivolta won the 100 butterfly in Riccione on Day Two of the Italian Nationals and World Championship Trials.
2015 Italian Spring Nationals and WC Trials: Day One Finals – 2 Italian National Records and 5 Tickets to Kazan
Simone Sabbioni set the Italian National record, as well as the Italian Cadet record, in the men’ 100 back with 53.49.
Mireia Belmonte took the women’s 1500 freestyle with ease on the third day of the Spanish National Championships posting a 16:10.63…
Konrad Czernaik provided the highlight on the second day of the Spanish Championships in Malaga posting a 51.37 in the men’s 100 butterfly…
Mireia Belmonte will compete in the 400, 800 and 1500 freestyle, the 200 and 400 IM and the 200 butterfly…
The 22-year-old’s 1500 time was one of three top-5 swims in the world put up on day 2 of Italian Nationals.
Federica Pellegrini has broken the Italian National Record in the 200 back with a lifetime best by two seconds.
The Italian Federation is one of the last major programs to announce their 2013 World Championships roster. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Federica Pellegrini hasn’t entirely given up the middle distance freestyles. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Italy’s Matteo Rivolta now leads the world in 2013 in the 100 fly in long course. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Danish distance swimmer Lotte Friis is gearing up to defend her 1500m freestyle title in Barcelona. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Federica Pellgrini meets her new boss, same as the old boss (Photo Courtesy: Alan Philip Muler)