Budaspest, 21 June 2022 – Another medal for Nicolò Martinenghi ai World Cup from I swim 2022 underway in Budapest. After the gold in the 100 breaststroke, the blue swimmer nearly achieved a historic double, finishing second in the 50m breaststroke race and thus conquering the silver medal. Martinenghi closes in 26 “48, just three cents from the American Nic Fink, gold in 26” 45. The podium is completed by another American, Michael Andrew, bronze in 26 “72. The 18 year old Simone Cerasuolo is in fifth place with a time of 26” 98.
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Only a fourth place for Gregorio Paltrinieri. ‘Greg’ was unable to go beyond the time of 7’41 “19 in the finale of the 800 freestyle. The gold went to the American Finke who with a time of 7’39 “36 preceded the German Wellbrock (7’39” 63), third the Ukrainian Romanchuk with 7’40 “05. Sixth place for the other blue in the race, Gabriele Detti. “I’m sorry but this is what I had, I couldn’t give more – said Paltrinieri after the race -. They are animals: I tried to stay there and do some rhythm, but especially in the last 100 they have something more and they all went away. I had a good race, 7’41 “I did it last year at the Olympics in different conditions, but it’s still a good time. Other times it would have been worth the podium, at this moment they are stronger than me” . Paltrinieri is now aiming for the next race, the 1500s: “I’ll take a two-day break and try to settle my head for the 1500s. I already know it will be tough, but I will definitely raise: I’m here and I will compete to win”.
Synchro World Cup: historic bronze medal
Italy’s historical result of synchro, bronze in the team tech with 91.0191 points (27.3000 for the execution, 27.5000 for the artistic impression and 36.2191 for the elements). Gold to China with 94.7201, silver to Japan with 92.2261. The Italian Domiziana Cavanna, Linda Cerruti, Costanza Di Camillo, Costanza Ferro, captain Gemma Galli, Marta Iacoacci, Marta Murru and Enrica Piccoli, entered the waters of the ‘Alfre’d Hajo’s’ swimming stadium in the Hungarian capital with the third score after the preliminary. For the Italy of the synchro that this afternoon with the team, the first ever, is the medal number 11 in the history of the World Cup.