30 April – 1 May 2016
Italy, Lignano Sabbiadoro, competition pool “Ge.Tur”, 50m

The swimming meet was organized by “Energy Standard” Club with the support of the Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) and under the aegis of the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN).

The tournament was an official qualifying event for the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

A total of 210 athletes competed in the event from the teams of the United Kingdom, France, Italy and “Energy Standard” Club. For the first time the Open category was introduced into the event program. Some of the world swimming stars swam for “Energy Standard”: the eleven-time world champion and record holder, the “Iron Lady” Katinka Hosszú from Hungary, a medalist at European championships Louis Croenen from Belgium, a medalist at the World Championship 2015 in Kazan Sharon van Rouvendal from the Netherlands, top athletes of Ukraine: Daryna Zevina, Andrii Govorov, Mykhailo Romanchuk, and of Russia: Yevgeny Rylov, Anton Chupkov, Rosaliya Nasretdinova, Yevgeny Koptelov.

The team Italy included European medalists Gabriele Detti and Simone Sabbioni, while France was represented by Ophélie-Cyrielle Étienne, the 2012 Olympic bronze winner, and podium-place winners at European championships Anthony Pannier, Justine Bruno.

Among the event’s featured guests of honor were Dmytro Kachurovskyi, President of Ukrainian Swimming Federation, Roberto del Bianco, a Board Member of the Italian Swimming Federation, Mayor of Lignano Sabbiadoro Luca Fanotto, the founder and Head Coach of “ADN SwimProject” Andrea Di Nino.

The event had a total prize money fund of 150 000 EUR.

The Titles and Winners

“Best FINA Points Result”: Giorgia Romei (834 points), Nicolo Martinenghi (855 points) of team Italy

“Best Total Points in Youth Category, Men”: Kliment Kolesnikov (80 points) of “Energy Standard” team

“Best Total Points in Youth Category, Women”: Daria Vaskina (70 points) of “Energy Standard” team

“Best Total Points in Junior Category, Men”: Nicolo Martinenghi (75 points) of team Italy

“Best Total Points in Junior Category, Women”: Giorgia Romei (60 points) of team Italy

Top 5 Best Total Score, Women:

  1. Katinka Hosszú (“Energy Standard”) - 80 points
  2. Silvia Di Pietro (Italy) – 70 points
  3. Sara Franceschi (Italy) – 57 points
  4. Daryna Zevina (“Energy Standard”) – 55 points
  5. Mariia Liver (“Energy Standard”) – 52 points

Top 5 Best Total Score, Men:

  1. Gabriele Detti (Italy) – 75 points
  2. Simone Sabbioni (Italy) – 65 points
  3. Yevgeny Rylov (“Energy Standard”) – 60 points
  4. Andrii Govorov (“Energy Standard”) – 60 points
  5. Pietro Codia (Italy) – 57 points

Team Score:

  1. “Energy Standard” – 2 559 points
  2. Italy – 2 489 points
  3. The United Kingdom – 1 960 points
  4. France – 1 501 points
A total of 111 sets of medals were awarded
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