The countdown has begun: 448 athletes from 121 clubs will be in Riccione on November 30th and December 1st for the absolute winter championships, last appointment of the year in Italy, before the world championships in Abu Dhabi, now in its 15th edition in short course and scheduled from 16 to 21 December.
At the Riccione appointment, in the swimming pool of the Stadio del Nuoto, in the 25-meter pool, all the main protagonists of blue swimming are expected, starting with by Federica Pellegrini, Olympic champion in Beijing 2008 and world record holder of the 200 freestyle in long course with 1’52 “98 (Rome 2009), multiple world and European champion, icon of Italian and international swimming, enrolled in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle.
The Spinea champion has allowed herself another unpredictable blow. La Divina had declared that his last competition would be the International Swimming League and instead it will be in Riccione. “When your family calls you must answer. I’m there … see you on 11/30/22 “, wrote the blue champion on Instagram.