Martina Carraro broke a national record and qualified for the Italian Olympic team on day 5 of the Italian Championships, bringing the team to an even 10 swimmers with more to be added next month.
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.
Gabriele Detti won the men’s 400 freestyle at the Trophy of Milan in a time of 3:46.59…
Laszlo Cseh proved his relevance in his signature 100 fly today, winning the event in a meet record 51.40.
Katinka Hosszu swam every event this morning and took down two of her own meet records in the process.
Plenty of national records fell in the heats of the women’s 50m breaststroke including five from swimmers who will represent their countries in tonight’s semifinals.
Seven athletes will be added to the Italian National Team roster for the World Championships in Kazan this summer…