Swimming EM in Rome: freestyle swimmer Gose European champion over 400 meters


European Swimming Championships in Rome
Freestyle swimmer Gose European champion over 400 meters

Swims 400 m freestyle to victory: Marie Isabel in action.  Photo: Gregorio Borgia/AP/dpa

Swims 400 m freestyle to victory: Marie Isabel in action. photo

© Gregorio Borgia/AP/dpa

Isabel Gose is European Champion over 400 meters freestyle. The Magdeburg native completed her medal tally on the final day of the European Pool Championships in Rome, having already won silver in the 800m and bronze in the 200m freestyle.

Isabel Gose is European Champion over 400 meters freestyle. The Magdeburg native completed the last day of the European Championship pool competitions in Rome her set of medals, having already won silver in the 800-meter freestyle and bronze in the 200-meter freestyle.

In 4:04.13 minutes, the 20-year-old relegated the Italian Simona Quadarella, European champion over 800 and 1500 meters, to second place. Third was the Hungarian Ajna Kessely. The second German finalist, Julia Mrozinski, finished eighth.

“I was hoping for the gold medal so much,” said goose, which celebrated its greatest success. “I’m relieved but also totally exhausted,” said the woman from Magdeburg, who swam the race from the front and thus dominated the competition.

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