Tokyo 2020, encore of blue bronzes at Paralympics. After the striking trio of golds, on the fifth day of the Games, an encore of equally precious bronzes arrives with the 27-year-old from Messina Carolina Costa in women’s judo category +70 Kg winner against the Ukrainian Anastasia Harnyk for ippon (10-0) and with the now insatiable Carlotta Gilli in the women’s 50 freestyle S13 La Costa, affected since 2016 by keratoconus, degenerative vision disease that can lead to progressive blindness, and daughter of art as her father, who passed away in 2006, was the Sicilian judo master Franco Costa, never gave up in the face of difficulties until reaching this splendid victory that is worth a lot as it consecrates the Paralympic woman record: for having brought back to Italy a medal in the judo specialty after 29 years and for being the first woman to achieve this goal. At the end of the race she happily commented on RaiSport: “I am quite excited and at the same time tired, after five years of preparation and excellent results I must say that even if the gold did not arrive for me this is still gold”. Finally he dedicates it: “I dedicate it to my father, to my coach who was always there 24/7, to my family and to all those who support me. My target is Paris. In short, another mountain to climb “. Ad maiora semper!