Tricolori U21, here are the top four queens
Rebecca Valeriani, Silvia Giuseppa Drago, Giulia Carna and Antonietta Palumbo, these are the names of the first four new junior Italian champions who emerged at the end of the first block of the second day of these Italian championships being held in the PalaPellicone in Ostia. Rebecca Valeriani ranked first in the 44 kg, while Silvia Giuseppa Drago won in the 48 kg and the gold medals in the 52 kg and 63 kg categories went to the necks of Giulia Carna and Antonietta Palumbo respectively.
“I am very satisfied with this result after a difficult year – said Silvia Drago – Being able to reconcile university studies with training is not easy but despite this I have achieved what I have worked for. I thank all Titania and my family who have always believed in me ”.
“We arrived at this appointment with great desire, determined in order to express a quality Judo and to conquer the Italian title – said Fabrizio Fantauzzo, Giulia Carna’s coach – Giulia had fun and proved it. I am satisfied with this gold medal as well as with the other achievements of the Virtus girls. Each medal is the result of sharing and teamwork and nourishes the desire to continue to do well and grow “.
The women’s competitions continue, the update will follow
First block rankings
44: 1. Rebecca Valeriani (Cus Parma), 2. Giada Lucia (Blu 3000 Grottaferrata), 3. Ilenia Salfi (Dojo Judo Remorini) and Elisa Bonanno (Asd G.Giovinazzo)
48: 1. Silvia Giuseppa Drago (Titania Judo Club), 2. Ilaria Finestrone (Judo Team Iacovazzi), 3. Giulia Ghiglione (Akiyama Settimo) and Giulia Giorgi (Judo Virtus)
52: 1. Giulia Carna (Asd Judo Virtus), 2. Ylenia Monaco (Firness Club Nuova Florida), 3. Michela Terranova (Ischia judo) and Gaia Massimetti (Fitness Club Nuova Florida)
63: 1. Antonietta Palumbo (Star Judo Club), 2. Agnese Zucco (Fitness Club Nuova Florida), 3. Martina Lanini (Turin Academy) and Caterina Mazzotti (Kyu Shin Do Kai Parma)