A Gold Medal for Livornese Swimmer Luca Ferretti

Luca Ferretti and team mates celebrate Gold in DubrovnikLuca Ferretti and team mates celebrate Gold in Dubrovnik

12 September 2008 Livornese swimmer Luca Ferretti yesterday won a gold medal at the European Open Water Swimming Champioships in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The Italian team - Ferretti, Rachele Bruni and Andrea Volpi - won the 5km team event race. The silver medal was won by Russia, and the bronze by Germany.

This is the fifth medal for Italy at these championships.