FEDERICA PELLEGRINI (Lapresse)

Federica Pellegrini qualifies for the Tokyo Games: fifth Olympics

Federica PELLEGRINI she qualified in the 200 freestyle for i Tokyo Games. “I cry for the emotion”, said the Divine not hiding all her emotion for having reached her fifth Olympic. At the swimming absolute in Riccione, the Italian champion won the final of the 200 with a time of 1’56 ” 69. . Behind him Margherita Panziera (1’59 “52) and Stefania Pirozzi (2’00” 38).

Federica Pellegrini at the Tokyo Olympics. “I cry with emotion”

Per Federica Pellegrini, 32 years old those of Tokyo will be the wings Olympic Games of his career, 17 years after the first in Athens 2004 where he won a sensational silver medal that reflected his talent all over the world. In 2008 in Beijing, Federica graduated as 200 freestyle Olympic champion. “Swimming this time was not easy,” explained La Divine. “There was a lot of anger yesterday for what tenth was missing in the 100 and instead the limit for Tokyo came today and it’s even more beautiful because it’s my race”. “I am happy with the weather, with everything. They are in line with the other Italian championships made in recent years. Now you can breathe much better.” I have reached the fifth Olympics, there are many and I feel like crying again “.

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