European title and a medal for the athletes of the Navy competing in Monaco

(To Marina Militare)
17/08/22

First to bring Italy a medal is the sailor Antonio Vicino who wins his third consecutive European title.

The athlete of Campania origins, undefeated in the specialty of the lightweight four pair, reconfirms himself as European champion with the trail of victories that began with gold in the 2020 edition held in Poznan (POL).

Important milestone reached by Vincenzo Abbagnale and Cesare Gabbia who conquer the European bronze with theOtto With blue that with this result bodes well for the qualifying races scheduled for next year to earn the coveted pass for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

The final and Giovanni Abagnale, the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2021 Olympian, finished fifth in the Two Without Senior.

Also in the race Nunzio Di Colandrea and Salvatore Monfrecola in Four Without Senior which close in eighth position. The boat made up of very young athletes gave excellent feedback in view of an Italy of rowing that is constantly renewed, however establishing itself among the strongest national teams.

Excellent results for the athletes followed by the Navy technician and assistant to the national team, in the specialty of Male Senior Toe, Giovanni Lepore. However, one day of competition is still missing at the end of the continental event and to represent the Navy there will be the blue athlete Gabriel Soares, vice European champion in office, who will compete in the final of the Single Lightweight.

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