The first day of judo at the 2022 Mediterranean Games ended with two excellent ones silver medals for Italy. They were cheering Giulia Caggiano e Matteo Pirastomorrow instead it will be the turn of four other blue judokas, including the star Manuel Lombardo in the 73 kg, European champion in Lisbon in 2021 and vice-world champion in Budapest in the same year.
Giulia Caggiano won silver in the 57 kg category, being beaten in the final by the young Serbian emerging Marica Perisic. an intense and balanced match until the end after more than 5 minutes of Golden Score.
Matteo Piras’ journey also stopped at the last obstacle. The blue, after beating the European vice-champion Alberto Gaitero Martin in the quarter-finals, reached the final but was beaten by the Egyptian Mohamed Abdelmawgoud for ippon. Touch the Sofia Petitto medaldefeated at the Golden Score by Marusa Stangar in the final for the bronze.