Unforgettable day for Italian sport in Oran, Algeria, at the Mediterranean Games. Full of medals for Gymnastics and Bowls, two disciplines in which Team Italia confirms itself as one of the best in the world. The blue artistic gymnastics gives another gold to the Italia Team. After the women’s en plein, and the silver in the general team competition, the first individual medal of the blue gymnasts arrives at the Mediterranean Games of Oran 2022. In the final of the free body specialty, the world champion Nicola Bartolini, with 14,850 , climbed to the top step of the podium in front of the Turks Ahmet Onder (14,300) and Adem Asil (14,200). The blue then won silver in the vaulting (14,475). On the other hand, Matteo Levantesi (14,200) is a bronze medalist. Then Bartolini, engaged in the horse with handles, was placed in fourth place (13,950). Same position for Marco Lodadio on the rings (14,600). The blue in the specialty tests of the single tools that conquer all the golds up for grabs, after having won in the days preceding the one in the general team competition and the individual, with Martina Maggio. It is a record-breaking Italy in the 3-wheel review: it had never happened that the Italians won all the scheduled tests. It happened in Oran, with gymnasts returning from Algeria with 11 medals. To take the medal of the most precious metal in vaulting today was Asia d’Amato. The blue won with 13,875 in front of the French Morgane Osyssek-Reimer, silver with 13,400, and the other Italian Angela Andreoli, bronze with 13,200. The other gold is signed by Giorgia Villa on the asymmetrical parallels. The Lombard gymnast won with 14,000 in front of the other Italian, Martina Maggio, silver with 13,850 as the Portuguese, but bronze medalist, Ana Da Silva Martins. She returns to the podium, but this time, on the highest step, Martina Maggio, gold on the beam with 13,550 in front of Asia D’Amato, silver (13,250). Bronze medal for the French Carolann Heduit (13.100).
Positions reversed in the free body: to celebrate is Asia D’Amato, gold with 13,500 in front of Martina Maggio, silver medal (13,300). The French Morgane Osyssek-Reimer completes the podium, third with 13,050.
Shooting: In the 10-meter mixed compressed air pistol, the couple Luca Tesconi and Chiara Giancamilli finished in third place, tied with Turkey, the preliminary phase with 568 points (15x). In the final the blue duo against Ismail Keles and Elif Beyza Asik (TUR) won the bronze medal 16 – 14.
Badminton: Fabio Caponio and Katharina Fink were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the singles tournament. Fabia suffered defeat by the Slovenian Krapez 1-2 while Katharina was beaten by the Turkish Bayrak 0-2.
Judo: Giulia Gaggiano is in the final for the gold in the 57 kg. The blue beat in the quarters for Ippon Flaka Loxha (KOS). In the semifinals she won the match against Algerian Yamina Halata for Waza-ari. Sofia Petito surpasses the 48 kg round qualifying for the quarter-finals after beating the Algerian Imene Rezzoug. In the semifinal she loses from the French Vieu and in the final of the third place she suffers, after a parity in the regular time (1-1), an Ippon in the extra time. In the 52 kg Francesca Giorda suffered the assault of the Serbian Petrovic and was defeated in the second round as well as the debut happened to Diego Rea in the 60 kg beaten by the Turkish Akkus.
Matteo Piras, in the 66 kg category, immediately found the feeling with the Oran mat by beating 10-0 (Ippon) the Algerian Rachid Cherrad in the round of 16. The blue overtook the Spanish Alberto Martin and also the Serbian Strahinja Bruncic with Waza-Ari in the quarters. In the final he faced the Egyptian Mohamed Abdelmawgoud but was defeated
Boxing: Federico Emilio Serra passes the quarter-finals round in the 52 kg category. The blue opposed to the Spanish Martin Molina Salvador obtained a favorable verdict from the judges for 2-1 (29-28; 28-29; 30-27)