Italy’s Success at European Championships for Olympic Team Qualification

Italy’s Success at European Championships for Olympic Team Qualification

Once the European Championships have started in Essen, which are also valid for the Olympic team qualification, one place will be assigned to the men and one to the women. This morning in Germany the 72 arrows of the ranking round of the Olympic arch took place, establishing the preliminary draw.


The men’s Italy team made up of Mauro Nespoli, Federico Musolesi and Alessandro Paoli finished in third place with 2029 points, only one less than the Netherlands, while France is in first place with 2053 points. This ranking allows the Azzurri to enter the draw directly from the round of 16 where on Friday they will challenge the winner of Luxembourg-Denmark.

In the women’s race Tatiana Andreoli, Lucilla Boari and Chiara Rebagliati did even better, placing second with 1999 points, behind Germany (2004) and ahead of France (1981). The Italian trio is already in the round of 16 where they await a match between Slovakia and Poland on Friday. The 1999 points in qualifying are valid as a new Italian team record, with 99 points more than the previous one, and also that of the national teams, the last one having been set in 2016 by Boari, Mandia and Sartori with 1985.

The team competition at the Olimpico will continue tomorrow with the first qualifying round, in which Italy will not participate because it has already qualified for the next round. All the other elimination rounds will take place on Friday, while Sunday will be the day of the finals.


In the individual competition, which does not award Olympic passes, Chiara Rebagliati and Tatiana Andreoli achieved excellent qualifications, second and third with 672 and 671 points, behind only the German Bauer (680). The third Italian, Lucilla Boari, is nineteenth with 656. Andreoli and Rebagliati are already in the round of 16, Boari will start her race from the second qualifying round.

In the men’s category, the best of the Italians is Mauro Nespoli who takes sixth place with 684, while the French Chirault and Addis lead the ranking, first and third with 692 and 689, with the Olympic champion Mete Gazoz (689) in the middle. . Eleventh place for Federico Musolesi with a score of 677 and twentieth for Alessandro Paoli with 669. Nespoli will enter the draw from the round of 16, his two teammates from the second round.


Virtual podium for the Mauro Nespoli-Chiara Rebagliati couple in the mixed team with 1356 points which is worth third place in the standings and also the new Italian record. The Azzurri are placed behind France (1361) and Germany (1359) and will face the winner of Poland-Czech Republic in the round of 16 tomorrow.

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2024-05-08 13:53:46
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