Fencing: Foconi and Palumbo conquer the Olympic pass with the foil team

(To air Force)
13/01/20

The stage of the men's foil World Cup ended in Paris, which saw the blue team led by the 1st airman chosen Alessio Foconi again.

A second place that is worth gold thanks to the mathematical Olympic qualification that projects them directly onto the Tokyo platforms.

Team Italy starts the day at the Stade de Coubertine with two high difficulty matches against Ukraine and to follow against the young Russian team. The quartet was then stopped in the final by the US team with a score of 45 to 36, after passing the hosts in an assault on the heart beat won with the score of 45 to 44 thanks to a splendid Italian comeback.

Thanks to the excellent seasonal performances, the athlete of the Vigna di Valle Sports Center, Alessio Foconi, wins by right both the individual and team pass for the next Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

HAVANA - The Italian women's sword team, thanks also to the contribution of the young 1st aviator Federica Isola, returns to the top step of the podium in the last stage of the World Cup in Cuba.

A Sunday without smudges that of the Italian swordsmen, who reached the end of the final against Estonia won by 33 to 30. The French team, who had previously been beaten by our athletes by 41 to 40, completed the podium.

The excellent Cuban result allows Italy and therefore the athlete Vigna di Valle Sports Center, Federica Isola, to gain heavy points in view of the Olympic qualification.

KATOWICE - In Poland in the Katowice race of the World Cup circuit the Italian women's foil team, of which the chief airman Francesca Palumbo is part, closes with a third place in the world.

The Azzurri were stopped for access to the final with a score of 42 to 41 in favor of the French team, but they managed to clearly impose themselves on the United States for 45 to 18 by winning the bronze medal.

This medal, in addition to enriching the palmares of the athletes and consolidating the team, allows you to detach the pass for the next Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.