Arecchia (boxing) ends beautifully! YOG medal ranking: Italy is at the 7th place and improves compared to Singapore 2010
Welter boxer from Marcianise Vincenzo Arecchia (boxing) has conquered the gold medal in the 64 kg category after the walk-over by his rival Japanese Toshihiro Suzuki, who had gone in knock-out in the semi-final because of an irregular blow by his opponent, Russian Bibert Tumerov, who was disqualified. The 17-year-old of... readmore
Boxing, Testa is silver, with a golden heart! Golf and Tognetti (pentathlon) salute with a bronze
Tenth day of competitions at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. The azzurra Irma Testa, 16 years old from Torre Annunziata, has won the YOG silver in the boxing flyweight category (51 kg), having been defeated only in the final by Chinese Yuan Chang 3-0. After having overcome, with the same score, Turkish Neriman Istik in... readmore
A leap into the future: Tobia Bocchi (Athletics) YOG silver in the Triple Jump
The athlete from Parma Tobia Bocchi (Athletics), silver in the Triple Jump M. with 16.01 behind the triple jumper from Suriname Miguel Van Assen (16:15). In third the Azerbaijani Nazim Babayev with 15.96. 23rd YOG medal for Italia Team in Nanjing. The 17 year old of CUS Parma wanted to dedicate the medal to his... readmore
Vincenzo Lizzi (Boxing) Welterweight YOG bronze for Technical KO in the second round!
The Boxer from Cetraro (CS) Vincenzo Lizzi won the Bronze in YOG Welter 69 Kg. Beating the Belarusian Adzinayeu due to a technical knockout in the second round. After winning by split decision the first encounter with the Georgian Giorgi Kharabadze and having lost against the Dominican Juan Solano by 3 to 0 in the... readmore
Eight silver circles! The mixed relay in Cycling brings Italy the 21st YOG medal
Second YOG medal from cycling, this time in silver. After the gold of the Female pairs, Sofia Beggin and Chiara Teocchi, with their teammates Federico Mandelli and Manuel Todaro, both from the province of Milan, they get second place in the mixed relay with the overall time of 17:31 behind the Team from the Czech Republic,... readmore
Double silver with Abdelaziz (parallel) and Fiorese (long). Stella, bronze in the 5.000 F.
We are only missing the gold. Today came another three medals at the Youth Olympic Games, two silvers with Iosra Abdelaziz (Artistic Gymnastics) on the uneven bars and Beatrice Fiorese (Athletics) in the women's long jump, and one bronze, that of Noemi Stella (Athletics) in the women's 5,000 metres. The gymnast from... readmore
Swimming concludes with bronze for Carini in the 200 Butterfly
At the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Natatorium, on the final day of the swimming program, the young Italian went down into the water with five finalists, to try to end well. But only Giacomo Carini from Piacenza succeeded there, bronze in the 200m Butterfly with a time of 1:58:14, just behind the Hungarian pair Tamas... readmore
Beggin and Teocchi (Cycling), the early bird catches the worm! The other Azzurri in the race today
Beggin and Teocchi. The Azzurri cycling pair, Sofia Beggin and Chiara Teocchi, won the gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games at the end of an exciting competition that lasted five days. The YOG program included, in fact, a team competition determined by the sum of four different specialty races: Mountain Bike (80 pt. XCO -... readmore
Renato Paratore, the first Olympian of Golf. Carminucci (Judo) Silver for the Mixed Team
Il Golf made his debut in the Olympic youth program, two years ahead of the Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning is an Italian destined, therefore, to make history in this discipline. Renato Paratore from Rome was awarded this morning, the individual gold medal in the trial of 54 holes (Stroke play) with a total score of... readmore
Italy gains 13 medals with Soldati (silver team in Triathlon). Azzurri today in field.
After 5 days of competition at YOG, Italia Team gains the medal number 13. In his birthday (17 years old) friulan Giulio Soldati wins the silver medal of Triathlon with team Europa3 in relay race of mixed team continents. Supervised by coach Alessandro Bottoni, the first italian triathlete to compete at Olympic Games with... readmore