on the podium at the European Championships seven months after giving birth

Love what you do. This applies to sport and all professions. The secret to success lies in the unhealthy desire to go further and to firmly believe in achieving one’s goals. Francesca Lollobrigida today he wrote an important sports and personal page. Seven months after becoming a mother, the local skater won bronze in the Mass Start of the 2024 European speed skating championships in Heerenveen (Netherlands).

A discipline that gives nothing away, which Lollobrigida was able to experience as a fundamental step in her competitive life. She, born and raised in roller skating, under the guidance of her father Maurizio was able to cultivate this passion which brought her onto the ice to realize her dream of the Winter Olympics. In Beijing, Francesca turned the tears of PyeongChang 2018 into smiles, thanks to silver in the 3000 meters and bronze in the Mass Start.

At the end of 2022, the most beautiful gold for her, the awareness of becoming a mother. Last May the birth of Tommasoma the desire to compete was still there, perhaps stronger. Well supported by the FISG, the physical recovery program and training have projected her to notable results. Not just today’s bronze, but also the placings in the 3000m and 1500m to go with it at the Thialf Arena.

He said it months ago to OA Sport’s microphones as the his inner fire was burningperhaps with the thought of reaching the Milan-Cortina 2026 Games. There is still a lot to do, but certainly the closeness of one’s little one in his races is a further push to raise the bar and continue to test oneself. Francesca still has a lot to give.

Photo: FISG-Pentaphoto

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2024-01-07 22:29:52
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