Katie Ledecky’s quest to go sub-8 minutes in Tokyo begins in Budapest.
Silvia di Pietro (above) is one of three Italian swimmers scratching out of day 1 prelims. Other scratches include Louise Hansson of Sweden, Manuella Lyrio of Brazil, and Matias Koski of Finland.
Boglarka Kapas is the leading candidate for silver in the women’s 1500 behind Katie Ledecky.
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.
Gabrielle Detti and Gregorio Paltrinieri will look to go 1-2 in the men’s 800 free this summer in Budapest.
Nicolo Martinenghi broke his second junior world record in as many days, going 59.46 to win the 100 breast at Italian nationals.
Italy’s Gabriele Detti sets the bar high in Milan.
Italian swimmer Simona Quadarella scored a new national mark in the women’s 1500 short course freestyle.
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.
Italian nationals day 2 recap.
While the Russians and Americans have as many medals, 8 golds leaves the team from Australia atop the medals table…
Slovenia’s Tjasa Oder saw her 1500m freestyle championship record get broken on the 5th night of finals at Junior World Championships by Italy’s Simona Quadarella
Now three days in to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, the host nation has started to put some distance between itself and the competition. China picked up a pair of gold medals on night 3 to double its total
The Russian team continued its dominance on the medal stand on Day Three of the European Junior Championships in Dordrecht…