(ANSA) – PESCARA, AUGUST 30 – Tomorrow the Abruzzo athlete and top of the national cycling team Pierpaolo Addesi at the Tokyo Paralympics will run the time trial over the distance of 32 kilometers in the MC5 category (at 1:51 pm local time, 6 am : 51 in Italy) as a further step towards the online test on Friday 3 September (the time between 2:30 and 9:45 in Italy is being defined) in which it will measure its ambitions to try to conquer the podium. Mauro Sciulli, regional president of Cip Abruzzo hopes for an exploit: “I am particularly excited for the presence of the athlete from Abruzzo and symbol of the Paralympic movement of our region as the Italian Paralympic Committee. I really wish Pierpaolo with all my heart to bring home a medal that would be a very important symbol for Abruzzo sport and for the Paralympic family in particular “. In judo, the blue athlete Carolina Costa climbed to the third step of the podium for an amazing result with a pinch of Abruzzo thanks to Silvio Tavoletta, from Chieti, FISPIC technician (Italian Federation of Paralympic Sports for the Visually Impaired and the Blind), whose work behind the scenes preparation allowed the Sicilian judoka to win another bronze medal for Italy in the highest Paralympic review. (HANDLE).
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