European Championships in Monaco: Rowing, Italremo sharpens its weapons

Europei di Monaco: canottaggio, l’Italremo affila le armi

Won 24 continental titles

from Alberto Sanello ,

The final days of preparation for the European Rowing Championships are scheduled next week, from Thursday 11 to August 14, in Munich, which this year, like in Glasgow 2018, will re-enter the European Multisport Championships with nine events. Europe’s best athletes will once again compete for the continent’s highest accolade in their sport: the title of European Champion. There will be a total of 24 continental titles for rowing. Even the men’s Italremo, which has been in a preparatory meeting in Sabaudia for about three weeks under the leadership of DT Francesco Cattaneo, is filing the final details. In a blue key, great hope for the eight and news in the senior doubles. It was the single specialty with the largest number of European crews registered (21 seniors and 15 lightweights, including Gabriel Soares in the Italian key), including the English pair of Oliver Wynne-Griffith and Thomas George, both without 17 arms at the start. The Serbian is one of Martin Makovic and Milos Vasic, who took gold and bronze respectively in Switzerland. In this race, Italy confirms the crew of Giovanni Abagnale and Alfonso Scalzone, who made their debut in Lausanne with eighth place. In preparation for these weeks, starting with Lucerne’s results, blue crews have carried out work on land and on board, aiming to consolidate and further improve performance.

The Sinkovic brothers are in the hunt for another medal in the specialty in the doubles senior (a new line-up of Simone Venier and Davide Mumolo will compete for Italy, with Irish Olympic champions Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan back in the spotlight. Japan’s Olympic bronze medalists Pietro Ruta and Stefano Oppo will challenge Asamundi in the five-wheeled crew in their return after the Tokyo Olympics. : Italy in the absent four alongside Romania, England and Germany.Five of the six finalists at the Swiss World Cup registered with Paolo Covini, Giovanni Codato, Salvatore Monfreccola and Nuncio Di Collandria make it into the pair’s four, along with Italy along with Niccolò Carucci, Andrea Panizza, Luca Chiumento and Giacomo Gentili. .

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In the men’s four-of-a-pair lightweight, it will be a two-man battle between Germany and Italy consisting of Patrik Rozek, Niels Alexander Torre, Martino Goretti and Antonio Vicino. Finally, a great battle for the flagships, the Azzurri compete with Emanuele Gaetani Lisio, Cesare Gabbia, Marco Di Costanzo, Matteo Lodo, ​​Giuseppe Vicino, Matteo Castaldo, Vincenzo Abbagnale, Leonardo Pietra Caprina and Enrico D’Ahellom. . 4700 athletes from 50 countries are expected in Bavaria for the European Championships. The nation that tops the overall medal table will receive the European Championship trophy. The multidisciplinary European Championships in Munich (including athletics, beach volleyball, canoe sprint, cycling, gymnastics, table tennis, triathlon, rowing and sport climbing) are scheduled from August 11 to 21 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games. City, German. Tickets can be purchased at

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