Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova will go head-to-head three times in Budapest, with the 50 breast the third and final round.
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.
Pellegrini swam the 4th-best time of her career in the 100 free on Saturday at the Italian Winter Open Championships in Riccione.
A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.
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Filippo Magnini, 34 years old, will be seeking a spot on his third Olympic team when he takes to the blocks in the 200 free on the final day of the 2016 Italian Assoluti National Championships and Olympic Trials in Riccione.
Federica Pellegrini won the women’s 200 free at the 2016 Italian Assoluti National Championships and Olympic Trials, posting the fourth-fastest time in the world so far this season.
Luca Dotto came very close to hitting the Italian B standard in this morning’s prelims of the men’s 50 free.
It’s not often a swimmer gets an immediate shot at redemption. But Italy’s Arianna Castiglioni did just that at the Italian Age Championships.
17-year-old Arianna Castiglioni broke the overall Italian record in the 50 breast to highlight Italy’s Age Group Championships.
France’s Florent Manaudou, USA’s Cammile Adams and Emma Reaney, and Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte are among the international competitors scheduled for action in Rome at the 2015 Sette Colli Trophy.
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.