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Alberto RAZZETTI
Sport Swimming
NOC Italy   
GenderMen
Born02 Jun 1999 in Lavagna, ITA
Height1.88 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Livorno, ITA
Occupation
Police Athlete
Languages
English, Italian
Higher education
Engineering - University of Genoa: Italy
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first swam in a pool at age three months.
Why this sport?
"My first time in the pool was when I was three months old, when my mother took me for a swim. Then I did all the courses for swimming and from there I have not stopped since. I've always done that. Fortunately, I've always liked it."
Club / Team
Fiamme Gialle [ITA] / Genova Nuoto [ITA]:
Name of coach
Stefano Franceschi [national]
Training Regime
"I train 10 times a week in the water for two hours, and three times in the gym for an hour."
General Interest
Nicknames
Razzo ['Rocket' in Italian]. (tokyo2020.coni.it, 01 Jan 2021)
Hobbies
Music, football, motorsport. (azzurridigloria.com, 19 Apr 2021; tokyo2020.coni.it, 01 Jan 2021)
Hero / Idol
Italian Moto GP rider Valentino Rossi, US swimmer Ryan Lochte. (azzurridigloria.com, 19 Apr 2021; tokyo2020.coni.it, 01 Jan 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"In swimming it is important to have not only physical strength, but mental strength as well. The details are important. I try to achieve my best technique in swimming, and maximum concentration, by thinking about the goal I have in mind and how much I want to achieve it." (ilfont.it, 21 May 2021)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He is a member of the Italian finance police sports group GS Fiamme Gialle. (fiammegialle.org, 05 Nov 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Individual Medley 1:57.70
8 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Individual Medley 4:11.32
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2022 Budapest, HUN 200m Butterfly 1:55.52
Semifinal 2022 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 1:58.02
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:13.72
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 400m Individual Medley 3:59.57
3 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 200m Individual Medley 1:51.54
1 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 200m Butterfly 1:49.06
4 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 6:51.48
1 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2022 Rome, ITA 400m Individual Medley 4:10.60
  2022 Rome, ITA 200m Butterfly  
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 400m Individual Medley 4:11.17
3 2021 Budapest, HUN 200m Individual Medley 1:57.25
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 52.48
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2021 Kazan, RUS 400m Individual Medley 4:00.34
1 2021 Kazan, RUS 200m Butterfly 1:50.24
3 2021 Kazan, RUS 200m Individual Medley 1:52.75
Semifinal 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly 50.29
6 2019 Glasgow, SCO 200m Butterfly 1:52.61
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 200m Individual Medley 1:55.41
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Individual Medley 53.59
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Butterfly 51.70