A talented field of men’s 200 freestylers stepped up to challenge Gabriele Detti at the 2017 Italian Championships, but the distance ace landed on top of the podium.
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.
Italy’s Gabriele Detti sets the bar high in Milan.
Both Nathan Adrian and Josh Schneider will be a part of the stacked field in the men’s 50 free final tonight.
After a strong 100 free yesterday, Jacob Pebley comes in as the top seed in his signature event, the 200 backstroke.
2016 Olympic champ Penny Oleksiak leads all women’s 100 free seeds for Canada, while 2012 Olympic champ Nathan Adrian is the top men’s seed.
The international contingent on the men;s side will be headlined by Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, who smashed the 100 breast World Record to win gold in Rio last summer.
Italian 15-year-old Thomas Ceccon had a big swim in the 100 free at the 2016 Italian Winter Open Championships.
Pellegrini swam the 4th-best time of her career in the 100 free on Saturday at the Italian Winter Open Championships in Riccione.
Katinka Hosszu is just one of many top stars in the sport who will be in action in Windsor this morning.
2016 CURSO CORTO CAMPEONATO MUNDIAL 6° Diciembre – Diciembre 11°, 2016 Windsor, Ontario, Canada WFCU Centre Curso: 25 metros Eliminatorias: 0930…
The North Sea Swim Meet took place from Nov 4-6 and featured athletes from all over the world, including 14 Rio Olympians.
Gregorio Paltrinieri is one of 4 swimmers that Italy has pre-selected for the meet that will be held from December 6th-11th in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Finally Michael Phelps is up in the men’s 100m butterfly. This event is arguably the toughest on his schedule for him. He wasn’t remarkably fast at the US Olympic Trials but has shown throughout this meet that he’s much better than he was just a few weeks ago.
Cameron McEvoy of Australia looks to be the man to beat after dropping a 47.04 in the 100m freestyle at the Australian Olympic trials.