Gregorio Paltrinieri sends the Foro Italico into a frenzy: the blue champion wins the European gold in the 800 meters freestyle, reaching the finish line in 7: 40.86 and signing the new championship record. Also exults the very young (16 years old) Roman Lorenzo Galossi, bronze with 7: 43.37, silver to the German Lukas Maertens (7: 42.65).
Blue double in the 100 breaststroke. Benedetta Pilato and Lisa Angiolini they respectively won the gold and silver medals at the European swimming championships in Rome with times of 1:05:97 and 1:06:34. Bronze medal, on the other hand, was Ruta Meilutyte.
In the final of the European swimming championships, the 17-year-old Romanian prodigy David Popovici wins gold and sets the new world record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 46 “86. The previous record of 46” 91 belonged to the Brazilian Cesar Cielo Filho.
In third place in the 100 freestyle race Alessandro Miressi He finished third, and is therefore a bronze medal, with a time of 47 “63. The silver went to the Hungarian Kristof Milak. Sixth place for the other blue in the pool Lorenzo Zazzeri.
Lucrezia Ruggiero and Giorgio Minisini they won the gold medal in the mixed free duo at the European synchronized swimming championships in Rome. The Azzurri finished with 89.7333, five points more than Spain. Bronze for Slovakia.