Swimming World Championships: only Italy to medal in all disciplines


By John

Italy is the only nation of the 194 present at the twentieth edition of the Fukuoka World Championships (they will end tomorrow with the last swimming finals), capable of winning at least one medal in all the disciplines present.

All medals

Italy of water sports reached the podium in water polo thanks to the bronze medal from Setterosa, in diving with two bronze medals (Bertocchi-Pellacani synchro trampoline and Pellacani-Santoro synchro mixed trampoline), in artistic swimming with two silver medals (technical duo Cerruti-Ruggiero and team technical team), in cross-country swimming (4×1.5km relay gold with Pozzobon, Taddeucci, Acerenza and Paltrinieri, Paltrinieri silver in the 5km, Acerenza bronze in the 5km), and in swimming (Ceccon gold in the 50m butterfly, silver 4×100 freestyle with Miressi, Frigo, Zazzeri and Ceccon, silver with Martinenghi in the 100m breaststroke, silver with Quadarella in the 1500m freestyle, and silver with Ceccon in the 100m backstroke).