World Military Games: the first medals for the Air Force arrive

(To air Force)
22/10/19

In China, the seventh edition of the World Military Games is currently underway in Wuhan, an event that for athletes with stars is like the Olympics.

The event is in fact organized every four years by the International Military Sports Council (CISM), which this year will see 10.000 athletes from well-known 110 nations clashing to win the medals of the scheduled sports 28.

Among the first disciplines in the field is the fencing with the 1 ° airman chosen Lorenzo Nista, who won the first medal for the Air Force in the specialty of individual male foil. After only two days the athlete of the Sports Center of Vigna di Valle, repeats the result in the floret team specialty thus obtaining two bronze medals.

The florist celebrates the certainty of the podium thanks to the victory against the Chinese Mengkai Huang with Pauty for 15-8.
In the female sword, instead, the 1 ° airman chosen Marta Ferrari stops at the foot of the podium, surpassed for 15-10 by the Chinese Sun Yiwen winner of the gold medal.

Stop in 32 for the very young 1 ° airman Alessandra Bozza.

In the meantime, the Azzurra team has also been involved in the Equestrian section, which is under the command of the t.col. Fernando Giganti won an excellent Silver medal in the team competition. The protagonists of the race are the m.llo 1 ° class Stefano Nogara, the carabiniere Emanuele Bianchi and the caporal major Filippo Martini Di Cigala, who with a score of 365 points win the second step of the podium behind a distant Russia only 29 points.