Simona Quadarella Charges to 9th in World With 1500 Free Meet Mark at 2015 FINA World Junior Championships

Photo Courtesy: Singapore Swimming Federation

Italy’s Simona Quadarella crushed the meet record in the women’s 1500-meter free at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

Quadarella won the event in a time of 16:05.61.  That swim demolished the 2011 meet record of 16:18.63 set by Slovenia’s Tjasa Oder in Lima, Peru.

The swim pushed Quadarella to ninth in the world rankings.

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USA rounded out the rest of the podium as Sierra Schmidt finished second in 16:12.84, also under the meet record, and Gabrielle Kopenski took third in 16:21.15.

Australia’s Tamsin Cook (16:22.92), Hungary’s Adel Juhasz (16:24.29), Italy’s Linda Caponi (16:34.06), Canada’s Olivia Anderson (16:37.03) and Hungary’s Janka Juhasz (16:38.31) closed out the top eight in the timed final event.


  • Women’s 1500 free finals
  • Men’s 100 free semis
  • Women’s 100 fly semis
  • Men’s 50 fly finals
  • Women’s 50 free semis
  • Men’s 50 breast semis
  • Women’s 50 back finals
  • Men’s 400 IM finals
  • Women’s 400 free relay finals

1 comment

  1. Shiloh Lumaris

    I saw you compete with Sierra Schmid in the pool yesterday, I like both of you.