The Club House at the Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Centre in Rome was inaugurated today. It is a new space designed for athletes and guests at the Centre and will be used for meetings, socialising and relaxation.
The building houses a lounge and bar, a new fully equipped gym with the latest machinery [Technogym], designed according to the specific needs of the Italian Rugby Team and can be used by other national teams. It also has another area equipped with a room for training and meetings.
The inauguration was attended by CONI President, Giovanni Malagò, together with Secretary General, Roberto Fabbricini and Deputy Secretary General, Carlo Mornati. The event was also attended by federal managers and athletes from the national team who are currently guests at the Olympic Training Centre (Rugby, Female Hockey, Weightlifting, Taekwondo, Gymnastics, Swimming and Fencing) in addition to Club Italia of men's volleyball. The Club house is equipped with Wifi coverage, consoles for video games and television screens, as well as games available for guests and athletes. Security will be guaranteed by means of a video surveillance system of the whole area. The inauguration marks an important date in the development process of the Olympic Training Centres, strategically designed by CONI as a special place for the meeting of expertise and excellence in sporting and technical fields. The opening of the club house is part of the Italia Olympic Team project, the new CONI initiative for the promotion of the Italian Olympic team.