Martinenghi gold medal and Italian record! The European swimming championships are tinged with blue

Nov 05, 2021 312

Yesterday at the European Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia, could not have ended without a gold medal. The first step of the podium was taken by Nicolò Martinenghi, who won the 100 meter breaststroke final, with an exceptional performance that allowed him to set an Italian record. Fifth Fabio Scozzoli.

Shortly afterwards, the bronze medal in the 50 meters mixed relay for women arrived, with Scalia, Castiglioni, Di Liddo and Di Pietro who also obtained the Italian record. Remarkable proof of strength then for the class 1999 of Varese (Lombardy) who in the last act of the 100 meters breaststroke beat his opponents with the time of 55″63, which is the new Italian record.

The European swimming championships are proving to be very lucky for the Italian swimmer, who the day before yesterday had brought home another gold, with the 4×50 mixed relay. Only a few months ago had come also the two bronze medals in the same disciplines at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Not even time to celebrate the feat of Nicolò, and here is another medal thanks to the girls of the mixed relay 4×50 formed by Scalia, Castiglioni, Di Liddo and Di Pietro. The Italian team finished behind Russia and Sweden but managed to anticipate the Netherlands in a final with strong emotions. A result that closes in beauty the third day of competition of the continental review in progress in Russia. Six medals were brought home today by our swimmers, who continue to climb the medals table. 15 the titles won: three golds, as many bronzes and nine silvers.

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