World Series Lignano: Italy launches the challenge!
At the start of the Lignano races 86 days are missing, and the fever rises more and more. Last weekend at Portici (Na) the Absolute Italian Paralympic Swimming Championship was held in a short pool: and the Italian national team, world champion in London 2019, launched the challenge.
In fact, there were as many as 10 world records centered by the team of coach Vernole (in addition to 5 European records): very important numbers, for a group of athletes that in Lignano will be sure protagonists, in front of all the best swimmers in the world who will be at World Series for an ever so rich edition of champions.
Roberto Valori, president of FINP: “It was an exceptional event, in the wake of London. Although not even three months have passed since the World Championships, we have once again demonstrated that we are at our full potential “.
Simone Barlaam, WR 50 backstroke: “We are at the beginning of the season here in Portici and I never expected to do who knows what, but in the 50 back I felt good immediately. I knew I could reach the world record, but it was a surprise to beat it. ”