Great feat of the quartet formed by Ceccon, Martinenghi, Burdisso and Miressi. For Italy it is the third medal in the relay in the history of the Games. Gold to the USA, silver to Great Britain
A great relay! A historic bronze medal for Italy in the 4×100 mixed, impeccable from lane number 4. Thomas Ceccon backstroke in 52 “52 is second, Nicolò Martinenghi the same after the breaststroke in 58” 11, Federico Burdisso defends third place in butterfly 51 “07 and Alessandro Miressi after the freestyle fraction shoots 47” 47 for a wonderful medal, awaited for a lifetime by blue swimming.
There were in fact only two previous, and both freestyle, of the blue relay on the podium in five circles: that of the 4×200 in Athens 2004 in bronze, and that of the 4×100 sl silver here in Tokyo, with only Miressi who c ‘is also today in the mixed. A great feat in the race won by the USA of Dressel with the world record in 3’26 “79 over the European record Great Britain in 3’27” 51 and on the Italian musketeers in 3’29 “17. Russia under the podium in 3 ‘ 29 “22.
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August 1, 2021 (change August 1, 2021 | 05:29)
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