Great result for the Army Parachuting Section in view of the upcoming World Military Games to be held in October in China. The Italian stage of the World Cup Series of "precision landing", the most practiced in the sports parachuting disciplines, was held by the 9 at the 11 August at the Arturo dell'Oro airport in Belluno.
The athletes of the sports activity department of the Army, who train at the Parachuting Training Center of the brigade thunderbolt in Pisa, they took part in a race that involved 48 team, with five members each, from all over the world.
In the individual classification the 1 Â° Lieutenant Giuseppe Tresoldi, with only four centimeters of error on the eight launches of the race, was ranked on the highest step of the podium, arriving 1 Â° on 196 participants while in the team classification, excellent third place for the national military Italian, composed of three soldiers of the Army (Tresoldi-Mangia-Filippini) and two of the Arma dei Carabinieri (Ruggeri-Pizziconi).
World Cup debut also for two young Army athletes, the caporal major Daniele Garozzo and the parachutist Filippo Lazzeri. The next engagement will be the 5Âª trial of the World Cup Series of Parachuting that will be disputed at the end of the month in Thalgau in Austria.