Italian freestyle star Federica Pellegrini was a no-show today during the 100 freestyle preliminaries.
Russia scored the most golds with 11 in Hungary last week.
Italy is the latest country to be embroiled in controversy over anti-doping violations.
“No other city in the world can offer an artistic, historical and cultural heritage that stretches over such an ample arc of time”
After winning the gold in the 25k at FINA World Champs yesterday, Italian Simone Ruffini proposed to his girlfriend on the podium.
Two nations appear to be set to enter host bids for future World University Games events: Florence, Italy and Bucharest and Cluj, Romania.
Pellegrini’s 1:52.98 in the 200 meter freestyle from 2009 still stands as the world mark today.
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