World Championships, Day Eight Prelims: United States Nails Down Top Seed In Men’s 400 Medley Relay; Italy Out

World Championships, Day Eight Prelims: United States Nails Down Top Seed In Men’s 400 Medley Relay

Reigning champion Italy will not get the chance to defend its title in the 400-meter medley relay at the World Championships. Despite having Thomas Ceccon and Nicolo Martinenghi on the front two legs, the Italians placed ninth and finished .27 behind Great Britain for the eighth and final slot in the final.

The United States claimed the top seed, as the squad of Hunter Armstrong , Josh Matheny , Thomas Heilman and Matt King turned in a time of 3:30.51. Armstrong led off with […]

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