Tag: Mellouli Double

From #stopolympics…To Bring It On!

From #stopolympics...To Bring It On! Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Back in early March 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic rapidly impacting the world, Olympic podium swimming hopefuls in Europe and elsewhere were often having difficulties in finding places to train. Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri, Mario Sanzullo, and Rachele Bruni are

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Italy’s Nuoto Pushes #stopolympics

Italy's Nuoto Pushes #stopolympics Courtesy of Nuoto, Italy. With Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri, Mario Sanzullo and Rachele Bruni having an excellent opportunity to medal in the men's and women's 2020 Tokyo Olympics 10 km marathon swim, the Olympic hopes of their Italian fans and supporters was riding high going. However, with the coronavirus pandemic

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Wellbrock Wins. TBD In Tokyo

Wellbrock Wins. TBD In Tokyo Courtesy of FINA, Abu Dhabi, UAE. It is still a long way off to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but Germany's Florian Wellbrock can possibly achieve a Mellouli Double (competing in both the 1500m and marathon swim at a single Olympics). There is a strong possibility that Wellbrock will face 2016 Italian Olympic 1500m champion

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