Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri took the gold medal in what was billed as a Sun-Horton showdown. Photo: AFP

Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri wins Rio 1,500m final, pouring cold water on supposed Sun-Horton showdown

Chinese ace didn’t even make the final, while Aussie finished disappointing fifth

Topic |   Rio Olympics 2016

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Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri took the gold medal in what was billed as a Sun-Horton showdown. Photo: AFP
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