Good results for bustocchi athletes engaged in 1st International Blind Fencing Trophy “City of Milan”, organized by the Milan Fencing Academy.
Alessandro Buratti e Laura Tosetto, athletes of the Pro Patria Fencing, they finished third and fifth. Tenth place for Ilaria Vermi, employee of the Municipality of Busto, who trains at the Milan Fencing Academy.
As reported by the Councilor for Sport Maurizio Artusa in recent days it was the first international competition of its kind in Italy, particularly important for the purpose of the official Olympic recognition of the specialty, together with the other Paralympic disciplines.
So writes the master of Pro Patria Scherma Giancarlo Toràn on his Facebook page: «From France, Spain and many regions of Italy, even the most distant, enthusiastic athletes have come to compete with each other and make a contribution to the growth and therefore to the official recognition of their beloved discipline. I remember the beginnings of fencing for the blind: the progress is evident, I would say sensational, and it is due to the enthusiasm of all those who have committed themselves without sparing, from athletes to masters, to the organizers of beautiful competitions like this, full of prizes. , in an atmosphere of sincere welcome and courtesy “.