Italian Pilato sets a record in the 100m breaststroke: “And I can do better”

Italian Pilato sets a record in the 100m breaststroke: “And I can do better”

The Italian swam in 1:05:44, taking the Italian record from Ariana Castiglione, who stopped the clock three years ago in Citicoli at 1:05:67.


21 June 2024 (changed at 8.18pm) – Rome

Benedetta Pilato is always there when it matters. The Paris Games are a month away, but today she wanted to make it clear that they will have to deal with it in France. Bini snatched the Italian record, which he set against Tokyo, three years ago, from Ariana Castiglione in the 100m breaststroke, in this very pool and stopped at 1:05 minutes 67 minutes. The 19-year-old from Puglia finished the race in 1’05’44 (passing 50 in 30’33), ahead of Britain’s Evans, second in 1’05’91, and Italian Martina Carraro, third in 1. ’06 ’43 who announced that he swam his final career in the 100 breaststroke.


Penny smiling after the amazing race. At the same time, she is crying because her friend Carraro stopped. The Italian, who has already qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics, is excited. “I needed more confirmation, and I got it, and I’m happy. The last 100m I swam was in November. We were not 100% prepared for these races, but I knew I had trained well and a lot. The weather is right. As a result of what we have done in recent months “But I know I still have a lot to offer. The record is unexpected, I admit that, and I can’t wait for them to start.”

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