2013 Duel in the Pool
French Olympic Champion Florent Manaudou, Yannick Agnel and Fabien Gilot for the men and double Olympic Champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo will lead the 37-strong European team at the 2013 Duel in the pool, which is to be held in Glasgow at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre, December 20-21.
“The European team features by far the strongest line up we have ever seen in this bieannial event,” said British Swimming Head Coach Bill Furniss.
WOMEN: Sophie Allen (GBR), Jazmin Carlin (GBR), Hannah Miley (GBR), Lauren Quigley (GBR), Francesca Halsall (GBR), Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED), Daryna Zevina (UKR), Lotte Friis (DEN), Melanie Costa (ESP), Jeanette Ottesen-Gray (DEN), Camille Muffat (FRA), Charlotte Bonet (FRA), Femke Heemskerk (NED), Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP), Michelle Coleman (SWE), Fiona Doyle (IRL), Simona Baumrtova (CZE).
MEN: Roberto Pavoni (GBR), Craig McNally (GBR), Robbie Renwick (GBR), Michael Jamieson (GBR), James Guy (GBR), Andrew Willis (GBR), Chris Walker-Hebborn (GBR), Florent Manaudou (FRA), Frederick Bousquet (FRA), Fabien Gilot (FRA), Jeremy Stravius (FRA), Yannick Agnel (FRA), Pal Joensen (FAR), Yannick Lebherz (GER), Bence Biczo (HUN), Konrad Czerniak (POL), Radoslaw Kawecki (POL), Damir Dugonjic (SLO), Velimir Stjepanovic (SRB).
WOMEN: Katie Ledecky, Shannon Vreeland, Camille Adams, Simone Manuel, Jessica Hardy, Caitlin Leverenz, Micah Lawrence, Claire Donahue, Chloe Sutton, Megan Romano, Sarah Denninghoff, Meghan Hawthorne, Breeja Larson, Olivia Smoliga, Gillian Ryan, Kendyl Stewart.
MEN: Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte, Kevin Cordes, Tom Luchsinger, Chase Kalisz, Anthony Ervin, Jimmy Feigen, Michael McBroom, Matt McLean, Eugene Godsoe, Nic Fink, Shane Ryan, Sarah Henry, Cullen Jones, Tyler Clary, Michael Klueh, Cody Miller.
Italy dominates Saint Dizier Meeting
Italy dominates the Saint Dizier meeting (25m) this past weekend winning 14 titles.
Federico Turrini of Centro Sportivo Esercito won 100, 200 and 400 metres individual medley in 54.87, 1:58.50 and 4:13.11 respecctively.
In other highlights, Francesco Di Lecce (Rari Nantes Torino) bags double gold in breaststroke events, winning the 50 in a new personal best of 26.93 and 100 metres in 59.00. Earlier he was second in the 200 metres with 2:14.28.
In the women’s individual medley Laura Letrari easily won 100 and 200 in 1:01.32 and 2:13.56 while fellow- countrywoman Luisa Trombetti won the 400 metres contest in 4:42.15.
Complete results: 22ème Meeting de Saint Dizier