Popovici – no, not that one – wins High Diving gold

Constantin Popovici claimed the first ever men’s European Championship High Diving gold on dramatic evening of action at the Foro Italico. A Romanian athlete with the surname Popovici standing on top of the podium has been a familiar sight at Roma 2022 – with Constantin’s namesake David claiming two European titles and a world record […]

Marsaglia claims “shock” 3m gold at Roma 2022

Italian divers Lorenzo Marsaglia and Giovanni Tocci delighted the home fans with respective gold and bronze medals in the men’s 3m springboard final on the penultimate day of competition at Roma 2022.  Lois Toulson and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix secured Britain a fifth gold in Italy with victory in the synchronised 10m platform final, with Ukraine and Germany completing the podium. MEN’S 3M SPRINGBOARD […]

Paltrinieri wins first open water gold of Roma 2022

Gregorio Paltrinieri and Sharon van Rouwendaal won the first open water gold medals of Roma 2022 following victories in their respective 5km events in Ostia. The sport had been due to begin on Thursday but due to stormy conditions on the Italian west coast racing had to postponed by two days. A condensed schedule opened […]