The Honing Of Femke Heemskerk Continues Apace: 1:56 to 1:57 Over Federica Pellegrini

Femke Heemskerk - a bridesmaid no more with a world crown last December - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Rare to find a result sheet from a swim meet in Italy that does not list Federica Pellegrini at the the helm of any 200m freestyle race she has cared to enter. Yet there it was in Milan today – Femke Heemskerk, 1:56.68; Pellegrini, 1:57.49; Gregorio Paltrinieri and Gabriele Detti go 14:58 and 15mins in 1500m free

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Rare to find a result sheet from a swim meet in Italy that does not list Federica Pellegrini at the the helm of any 200m freestyle race she has cared to enter. Yet there it was in Milan today – Femke Heemskerk, 1:56.68; Pellegrini, 1:57.49; Gregorio Paltrinieri and Gabriele Detti go 14:58 and 15mins in 1500m free

Comments

Bill Bell

Craig:

Just checked Italian Fed’s site and they have Ledecky winning in 1:48-plus!

Has my translation program gone kaput?

Well…if you could get Mme. H’s splits that’d be most helpful…and I’ll have to,fix that’translation program as it also,had Kevin Cordes winning 200 breast in 2:07 00!

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