Swimming, Paltrinieri in the final in the 1500sl. The two mixed relays also fly

It is super Italy in swimming at the Olympics. Both the women’s and men’s groups qualified for the final of the 4×100 mixed relay. For the blue also to record the new Italian record. That wasn’t enough, Gregorio Paltrinieri, after the silver in the 800 freestyle, he qualified for the final of the 1500s.

Federica Pellegrini: ” We are growing ”

So double blow for the blue girls who obtained both the qualification for the final and the new Italian record: Margherita Panziera, Arianna Castiglioni, Elena Di Liddo and Federica Pellegrini finished in 3’55 “79 behind Australia in their battery, obtaining the fourth overall time. “This mixed relay is growing year by year and is giving great satisfaction. We will do our best in the final”, the words of the “Divina” Pellegrini. Final scheduled for Sunday.

Even the men in the final

After the women, it was the turn of the men. And here too important results have arrived. The team made up of Thomas Ceccon, Nicolò Martinenghi, Federico Burdisso and Alessandro Miressi in fact closed with the best time (3’30 “02), winning the battery in front of China and Australia. ” I want to try to finish this Olympics in the best possible way. that everything goes well, we will absolutely try to win a medal ”, the words of Miressi. ” I’m happy, we did a good relay, we play it well ” said Nicolò Martinenghi, while for Federico Burdisso he can still improve. ” So then Ceccon: ” I’m slightly tired compared to the first days, I didn’t go too fast. ” For the men too, the appointment with the last act is for Sunday.

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Paltrinieri in the final in the 1500 sl

Not satisfied with the extraordinary silver in the 800 freestyle, Gregorio Paltrinieri also targeted a medal in the 1500s in which he is reigning Olympic champion. The 26-year-old Italian qualified for the final with the fourth fastest time, 14’49 “17, and third in his battery behind the Ukrainian Mykhailo Romanchuk and the American Robert Finke. ” I’m happy because I’m back in the final, this one. I managed the battery better than that of the 800 and I also feel slightly better even though I struggled. Now I’m charged up for the final – says the swimmer from Carpi -. This expedition is always a bit of a question mark, I did two performances completely different in the last few days. I know what I can do, but not everything is always as you would like. ” Domenico Acerenza did not qualify instead, ninth in 14’53 “84 and first among the excluded.


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