In Osijek, during the 2021 European Shooting Championships, he returns to play the Italian anthem. In fact, in the 25m junior women’s sports pistol competition, the blue Margherita Vaccaro – after winning in the 10m compressed air specialty – she took the top step of the podium wearing a new continental gold around her neck.
A splendid performance by the Army athlete capable of covering, after a difficult start, as many as 28 of the 50 targets placed from medium distance in a very short period of time, putting behind the Russian Albina Bevz, silver at an altitude of 26/50, and the Hungarian Miriam Jako, bronze with the score of 23/45.
A very strong signal for a representative team, the blue juniores, which is proving to take victories and placings at all levels, as evidenced by the fifth place – always in the same final – by Brunella Aria (15/35).
In the other match of today’s shooting program reserved for the youth categories, that of Mixed Team of 3-position 50m rifle, Russia (Khizbullina-Skuratov) was finally successful, behind Hungary 1 (Hammerl-Denes) and Hungary 2 (Meszaros-Kiss).