Mediterranean Games, Giorgia Villa leads the Bergamo expedition

Wearing the national team jersey is the dream that every athlete has had since his debut.

An ambition that Villa Giorgia and the companions will have the opportunity to crown on the occasion of the XIX edition of Mediterranean Gamesscheduled in Oran from June 25 to July 5.

The 19-year-old from Brembate will, in fact, be called up as captain of the Orobic expedition that will be present in Algeria with ten representatives divided into seven different disciplinesI decided to expand the loot obtained four years ago in Tarragona.

A brilliant player in the last stages of the A1 Series of artistic gymnastics, Villa has been progressively learning to manage the back problems that have plagued him in recent seasons, standing out both on the beam and in the parallel bars.

Specialties that could allow the Fairy Captain to return to the international podium at the individual level and give Italy the opportunity to compete for gold in team competition.

The Mediterranean Games could be an important test for girls Enrico Casella who will be able to fine-tune their condition for the European Championship scheduled in Munich from 11 August.

The podium also appears within reach of Arianna Fidanza (Team BikeExchange-Jayco), destined to lead the blue in women’s road cycling races.

Deployed by the technical commissioner Roberto Sangalli in both the time trial and the front line, 27-year-old Brembate Sopra will try to exploit her skills on a very fast course that could catch the eye of sprinters.

He will also be accompanied in this competition by the colorists of the Valcar-Travel & Service team in Bergamo Ilaria Sanguineti and Eleonora Camilla Gasparrini who will try to cheer up the race in case they don’t get to the sprint.

After returning to success at Dwars door het Hageland, Sanguineti proved once again at the Tour de Suisse that he can have his say in the event of a restricted sprint, while Gasparrini will be able to attempt a long-range attack in his debut. in blue. shirt.

Similar speech by David Persico (Team Colpack-Ballan) who, after a difficult start to the season, found the right pedal stroke ahead of the Giro d’Italia Sub 23.

In fact, the 21-year-old will share the role of captain Manlio Moro (Zalf Euromobil Desiree Fior) in the hope of being able to close its race with a compact group and thus exploit the power that characterizes it.

Who will aim to defend his title is Roberta Marzani (Army) which will return to the Mediterranean Games with the aim of giving a new laurel to Italy of fencing.

Excluded from the training that took part in the Ankara European Championship, the 25-year-old from Bergamo turned out to be one of the surprises of the tricolor sword, as she showed on the occasion of the team competition held in Barcelona. gave the award. first podium of the World Cup.

Able to reach the semifinals on the occasion of the Katowice stage, Marzani will try to repeat the exploitation of 2018 that gave him one of the most beautiful affirmations of his career.

Return to the selection after ten years instead for Marco de Nicola which will represent Italy in bowling.

After representing Bel Paese at the European Under-18 Championships, Vip Credaro won the domestic competition by participating in the doubles competition along with Mattia Visconti and trying to take advantage of the experience gained over the years of militancy at the Sebino club.

The Algerian event could also represent the right opportunity to return to high international levels Roberto Rigali that he won the call to athletics after touching the squad in the spring.

Returning to the national team after having covered the reserve role in the 2019 World Championships and the 2021 World Athletics Relays, the representative of Bergamo Stars Atletica canceled his leadership in the Meeting of the Lioness stopping the time and 10 ”21.

A time that could not be validated by the strong favorable wind, but that confirmed the progress of the athlete trained by Alberto Barbera which will be deployed in both the 100 meters and the 4 × 100 relay in hopes of giving the fourteenth medal to the Orobic movement.

Those who aim to bring Italy back to the top step of the podium are finally Iacopo Regonesi and Giorgia Frosini, included in football and volleyball teams respectively.

Recently in his first season with the Primavera de l’Atalanta, the Nerazzurri defender intends to shine with the under-18 team in the hope of recovering a gold that has been missing since 1997.

Similar speech by Frosini who just landed at Volley Bergamo 1991 after winning the Scudetto with Imoco Volley Conegliano, a title that could offer the Bologna side the right load to bring the Blues to the final.

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