Mediterranean Games, bronze medal to Fabio Caponio from Santerman

Fabio Caponio at the Mediterranean Games © Coni Puglia

The second medal of the Mediterranean Games comes from Fabio Caponio, the athlete from Santeramo registered with the Air Force. In the men’s badminton tournament, in fact, bronze for Fabio Caponio and Giovanni Toti defeated in the semifinals after a hard battle with the Spaniards Luis Enrique Penalver Pereira and Pablo Abian Vicen for 1-2 (21-17; 15-21; 19-21) .

The satisfaction of the president of Coni Puglia, Angelo Giliberto: “It is the second good news for our region which once again proves to be a successful blue tank. Badminton is one of the lesser known disciplines, but thank you he always gave Fabio smiles: his first gold medal was won at the age of 13, in 2013, at the Italian championships “.

“We await anxiously – continued Giliberto – the podium of Silvia Semeraro from Taranto in karate, who will play the final in the -68 kg category. She will face the Egyptian Feryal Abdelaziz”.

In the gold of the artistic gymnastics team, there was the contribution of the monopolitan Veronica Mandriota, up to two years of membership for the Adriatica Monopoli and now landed in Brixia Brescia.



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