The first swimming medal arrives! Martinenghi bronze in the 100 breaststroke

TOKYO 2020

The first swimming medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is bronze, and Nicolò Martinenghi signs it! At the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, the Italian (photo Ferraro - GMT Sport) placed third in the 100 breaststroke final with 58"33 behind the Olympic champion, the British Adam Peaty, gold in 57"37 and the Dutch Arno Kamminga (58"00).
Twenty-one years after Sydney 2000, when Domenico Fioravanti and Davide Rummolo took two-thirds of the podium (first and third), the Italian breaststroke team is back on the five-ring podium.