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European Swimming Championships: Alberto Razzetti Claims 400m Medley Gold

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Last Updated: August 12, 2022, 00:05 IST

Rome, Italy

Alberto Razzetti (Twitter)

Alberto Razzetti (Twitter)

In the absence of world champion Leon Marchand, the 23-year-old Razzetti won in 4 min 10.60 sec, more than six seconds outside the European record set by French swimmer Marchand in winning the world title in June

Alberto Razzetti won the men’s 400m medley as the hosts claimed two medals on Thursday in the opening final of the European swimming championships in Rome.

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In the absence of world champion Leon Marchand, the 23-year-old Razzetti won in 4 min 10.60 sec, more than six seconds outside the European record set by French swimmer Marchand in winning the world title in June.

Razzetti beat Hungarian David Verraszto (4:12.58) and another Italian, Pier Andrea Matteazzi (4:13.29).

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first published:August 11, 2022, 23:25 IST
last updated:August 12, 2022, 00:05 IST