2 silver medals and 3 fifth places for Italy at the 2022 U17 European Championships

From 13 to 19 June 2022 the U17 European Wrestling Championships were held in Bucharest, Romania, Greco-Roman wrestling, wrestling and women’s wrestling, waiting for the U17 World Wrestling Championships in Ostia (Rm) from 25 to 31 July 2022.


Italy competed:

  • in the Greco-Roman fight with Francesco Stopponi (-55 kg), Federico Sergio Caniglia (-60 kg), Alessandro Grespi (-65 kg) and Michael Gabriele Rindone (-71 kg)
  • in free wrestling with Pasquale Liuzzi (-55 kg), Matteo Mini (-60 kg), Daniele Gubbiotti (-65 kg), Raul Caso (-71 kg) and Martino Piliero (-110 kg)
  • in the women’s fight with Fabiana Rinella (-49 kg), Denise Piroddu (-57 kg), Elena Nicolodi (61 kg), Rosalia Mutolo (-65 kg), Emma Carri (-69 kg) and Anna Iodice (-73 kg) .


Italy has conquered 2 silver medals con Fabiana Rinella (-49 kg) in the women’s fight and Raul Caso (-71 kg) in free wrestling and 3 fifth places with Pasquale Liuzzi (-55 kg) in free wrestling, Anna Iodice (-73 kg) and Emma Carri (-69 kg) in women’s wrestling.

Italy was ranked in 12th place out of 26 nations in the free wrestling while in the last place, 25th, for the Greco-Roman wrestling.


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Upcoming events

Next week there will be two appointments of judo: the Grand Slam in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and the European Judo Championships in Porec, Croatia.

While with regard to lottathere will be the U20 European Championships in Ostia (Rm), where there will also be the U17 World Championships from 25 to 31 July.


Thanks to United World Wrestling (UWW) for the photo of the podium in the -71 kg category of the series wrestling, where on the right there is the Italian Raul Caso who won a very important silver medal, thus graduating 2022 U17 European vice-champion .



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