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The Italian Team Flagbearer, Federica Pellegrini, lands in Rio de Janeiro. The Olympic champion, already in Brazil with the other members of the Italian swimming team, is leaving Santos today, where it did its last group training, and will reach the site of the Olympic Games in the early afternoon.
Ilaria Bianchi, Silvia Di Pietro, Erika Ferraioli, Sara Franceschi, Luca Marin, Aglaia Pezzato, Andrea Toniato, Luisa Trombetti and Federico Turrini will arrive in Rio alongside the Italian team flagbearer.
The other Italian team swimmers will instead stay in Santos a day longer and will discover the atmosphere of the Village only from tomorrow.

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