OW: GABRIELLESCHI (ITA) - silver in the women’s open water swimming 10km event
GLASGOW - Comments from Giulia GABRIELLESCHI (ITA) after winning the silver medal in the women’s 10km open water swimming event at Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park on Thursday.
Giulia GABRIELLESCHI (ITA) - silver
On winning her first solo open water medal:
“I am really proud of myself. I worked hard all this year to get here, both in the pool and outside. I had to work a lot on my concentration too. This is really important for me."
On keeping up with gold medal winner Sharon VAN ROUWENDAAL:
“I knew she was going very fast but I am good at following, so I just pushed and went for it.”
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