Tuesday, 12 June 2012

49th Trofeo Sette Colli Attracts a Loaded International Field

49th Trofeo Sette Colli, Foro Italico, Rome, June 14-16

The Sette Colli Trophy has attracted a fantastic international field once again as well as showcasing Italy's finest swimmers. The competition offers the swimming fan one of the final chances to see top class racing in Europe before the serious swimming starts in London.

Keep an eye out for Federica Pellegrini on home soil. Having seen Camille Muffat move above her as favourite in the eyes of many for the 400m Free, Pellegrini gets a chance to lay down a marker in both the 200 and 400m Free. The 2009 World Championships in Rome showed just how much the Italian likes racing at the Foro Italico.

Events to Watch

Essential Viewing
Ranomi Kromowidjojo v Sarah Sjostrom v Jeanette Ottesen v Femke Heemskerk - 100m Free
Federica Pellegrini v Sarah Sjoestrom v Femke Heemskerk - 200m Free
Cesar Cielo v Fabien Gilot v Filippo Magnini v Hanser Garcia - 100m Free
Camille Lacourt v Ryosuke Irie - 100m Back
Anastasia Zueva v Aya Terakawa - 100m Back
Camerson van der Burgh v Fabio Scozzoli v Ryo Tateishi - 100m Breast

Other Key Battles
Federica Pellegrini v Lotte Friis - 400m Free
Cesar Cielo v Bruno Fratus v Florent Manaudou v Luca Dotto - 50m Free
Ranomi Kromowidjojo v Therese Alshammar v Marleen Veldhuis - 50m Free
Satomi Suzuki v Jennie Johansson v Rikke Moller Pedersen - 100m Breast
Sarah Sjostrom v Inge Dekker v Jeanette Ottesen - 100m Fly
Kosuke Hagino v Thiago Pereira - 400m IM
Ryosuke Irie v Radoslaw Kawecki - 200m Back
Ryo Tateishi v Marco Koch - 200m Breast
Satomi Suzuki v Kanako Watanabe - 200m Breast

Start List
Competition Schedule
Official Programme


  1. Wow... didn't realize this meet is LOADED with such BIG names!

    Is there any live webcast?

  2. http://www.raisport.rai.it/dl/raisport/multimedia/2011/diretta.html?cid=ContentItem-6e538313-40e4-41c2-a869-1db4957e424e

    you can watch the finals in this website i just found.
    It'll be on RAI2

  3. http://www.raisport.rai.it/dl/raisport/multimedia/2011/diretta.html?cid=ContentItem-6e538313-40e4-41c2-a869-1db4957e424e

    you can watch it in this website i just found.
    you'll have to select RAI2 :)

  4. Thanks for the link, Jessica.

    Unfortunately doesn't work for me as I get the message that it's reserved for Italian viewers only...

  5. OMG -the girls are starting to look like the Chinese of the 90s .

    enough is enough. It is getting ugly.