Time.news – Gregorio Paltrinieri today established the best seasonal world performance of the 1500 freestyle in the waters of the Riccione Swimming Stadium, touching in 14’40 ”38. For the swimmer from Carpi an extraordinary time trial just over seven seconds from the continental record of 14’33 ”10 that he had swum on August 13, 2020 at the Foro Italico in Rome.

For Paltrinieri, 26, already certain to participate in the Tokyo Olympics (he will also compete in the 800 sl and 10 km in cross-country swimming), today’s one is the 16 / o title in the 1500 sl, a race that sees him undefeated in Italy since 2011.

Adding the victories even on the 400 and 800 freestyle, for ‘Greg’ is the 26 / o of his career. Second place of the day for Luca De Tullio (15’05 “31), third Domenico Acerenza (15’06” 39).

Alberto Razzetti winning the 200 medley of the spring Absolutes swimming in Riccione in 1’57 ”13 set the new Italian absolute record and centered the pass for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics which will start next 23 July.

Razzetti, 21 years old, Ligurian, was the author of an excellent performance so as to improve by 96 cents the previous national record swam on 13 August 2020 at the Foro Italico swimming pool in Rome.

On the women’s 200 mixed medals affirmation of Sara Franceschi in 2’11 ”57, just over half a second above the qualification limit for the Olympic Games.

Second Ilaria Cusinato (2’11 ”75). For Franceschi, today’s is the second tricolor in Riccione: Wednesday, in fact, she had imposed herself on the 400 medley hitting the Olympic pass. On the 1500sl, a nice head to head between the reigning world and European champion Simona Quadarella, winner in 15’57 “03, and Martina Rita Caramignoli, second in 15’59” 13.

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