Barlaam and Fantin NEW WORLD RECORD
World Series Lignano 2019: world record for Antonio Fantin and Simone Barlaam
A hurricane shakes the pool at Villaggio Bella Italia. In the morning of the third day of competition, Antonio Fantin and Simone Barlaam set two new world records, sparking the enthusiasm of the public that came this morning in Lignano Sabbiadoro. The athlete of the Fiamme Oro has registered the time of 30 “16 in the 50m freestyle (S5), lowering his own record of 31” 16 achieved in Dublin by one second. Joy also for Simone Barlaam, who after the European record on Thursday hit the 50m freestyle world record (S9) with a time of 24 “51.
Antonio Fantin: “The house air is the best, I am very satisfied”. “I really wanted to do well here in Lignano Sabbiadoro” – declared Fantin. “A world record is always something special. I didn’t think I could go down a second and this afternoon, in the finals, I will try to improve it further. I felt good in the water, with positive feelings. I thank Bella Italia for giving me the opportunity to train every day to reach important goals. The World Series is going great, I’m very happy. ”
Simone Barlaam: “Positive balance sheet, fantastic days at the World Series”. Two world records in minutes. After Antonio Fantin, a radiant Simone Barlaam commented warmly on his extraordinary result. “The 50m style is my favorite race – the words of the athlete at Polha Varese – I wanted an important result.” “So far the balance is positive for me and for my team. We are the reigning Italian champions and we are performing well, experiencing fantastic days together “.