Scandone Swimming pool: USA seizes the gold

With a time of 3:33,02, American athletes Ress, Finnerty, Shebat and Apple conquer first place in the 4x100m medley relay. “We made many sacrifices stealing time from our hobbies to get this level.” Finnerty declares that, to him and his teammates, music is a fundamental tool for concentration before every competition: “We find music relaxing”. […]

“Americans are from another planet, but we can do it”, the Italian swimming team relay advances to semi-finals

“At this stage of the tournament all the opponents are fearsome. The Americans especially, they are from another planet, but we will be strong and confident move towards our goal. We will fight until the end”. The Italian swimmers of the Men’s 400m team relay feel positive and hopeful, after ranking fourth in the heat […]

“I could have achieved the 3rd position in the 200 m women’s freestyle”, the disappointment of Caponi

“Many technical mistakes penalised me at the start. Since I had to chase the others I arrived with no energy at the last part of the competition, losing the chance to win the bronze medal”. Linda Caponi, Italian swimmer, recognises the flaws of her performance in the 200 m freestyle finals at Scandone Swimming Pool, […]

Piscina Scandone, Italy wins silver in the Men’s 4×200 freestyle relay race

Italy wins the silver medal in the Men’s 4×200 freestyle relay race, with a time of 7.10.43. As for the mental focus required before a competition, Matteo Ciampi states: “I mentally revise what I have to do before the competition, while also talking with my coach”. The athlete says that he will be leaving for […]