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Swimming:Paltrinieri wins open-water silver after 1,500 gold

Italy continue strong showing at world championships

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 27 - Gregorio Paltrinieri on Monday continued Italy's strong campaign at the world swimming chamionships in Hungary, taking silver in the 5km open-water race after winning gold in the 1,500m freestyle in the pool on Saturday.
    The 2016 1,500m Olympic champion come second to Germany's Florian Welabrock with Ukrainian Mykhailo Romanchuck completing the podium.
    Italian swimmer Giulia Gabbrielleschi took silver in the women's 5km race on Monday too.
    At the time of writing Italy was second in the medal table behind only the United States with 16 medals, including seven golds. (ANSA).
   

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