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Judo, Fregnan and Corcioni shine in Lisbon, silver duo at the Kata World Championships

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Excellent performance for Andrea Fregnan and Pietro Corcioni, specialists in Katame no kata (forms of control). Amorosi: “The blue kata movement is alive and committed to a future of great results”

The prestigious tradition of the blue kata, once again, has been respected. And the merit is to be attributed to the whole team but, specifically, the applause goes to the Venetian couple composed of Andrea Fregnan and Pietro Corcioni, specialists in Katame no kata (forms of control) who earned the silver medal at the Championships. World Cup which ended yesterday in Lisbon. The formal performances of judo techniques, which since 2009 have been combined in competition with official world championships, are entrusted to the evaluations of the juries who draw up rankings in the preliminary rounds and in the final reserved for the top six couples. Scores that reward the precision and harmony of the gestures, the order and punctuality of the sequences, aspects that require the maximum attention of the performers and, nevertheless, of the jurors. One hundred and three pairs of twenty-five representative nations of four continents got involved in Lisbon and Italy, present with nine pairs, climbed together with France and Spain to the podium of the most numerous teams.

THE BUDGET

“These World Judo Kata Championships – said Cesare Amorosi, head of delegation of the Azzurri team – was the first after the stop due to the pandemic. With more than two hundred participants, the event undoubtedly signed a success, with an excellent organization and a good structure. which allowed the athletes to express themselves at their best. Italy presented itself with 9 couples in the 5 kata competing and a world referee, the teacher Cristina Vetturini. Only one couple was missing in the Nage no kata who was forced to retired due to an injury suffered a week before the race. We celebrate a silver medal in Katame no kata with Andrea Fregnan and Pietro Corcioni, a fourth place with Enrico Tommasi and Alberto Gainelli in Kime no kata, a fifth place in Ju no kata with Giovanni Tarabelli and Angelica Tarabelli and two seventh places with Andrea Giani Contini and Yuri Ferretti in Kime no kata, Laura Bugo and Barbara Bruni Cerchier in Ju no kata “.

veterans and rookies

“In this edition the National team has fielded a team made up of both veterans and in part also beginners – concluded Amorosi -, showing that, despite the difficulties of the last year, the kata movement has remained very much alive and committed for the future. of important results to which he has accustomed us for some time. We are certainly satisfied with the results of all the athletes competing who are ready to return to training and improve their performance in view of the next rounds “.

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