Stunning Italy! In the third final of the three editions of the continental event, Blue (Image from left Ginevra Visconti, Alice Coria, Maitana Marré and Camila Rossi) won the US Polo Ace. FIP Ladies European Polo Championship at the Polo Club La Mimosa in Pogliano Milanese. The Italian team defeated England 6.5-6 in the final, thanks to a disabled half goal.
In the final for third and fourth place, Ireland beat Germany 5-3 on penalties and shot straight after the start of play, postponing the final 9 to 10 for first and second place due to difficulty on the field due to heavy rain in the early morning.
England’s Hellois Wilson Smith has been named the best player in the league.
For Italy, it was the second European gold in the first edition held in Chantilly in 2017 (instead of winning silver in Villa A Zesta in 2018, where Germany lost in the final). The women’s victory comes a week after men’s Italy won the European Championships in Sotogrand, Spain.
Competition – The final at La Mimosa Club was particularly exciting, despite the heavy rain that fell in the early hours of the morning. England, who had to recover from a half-disabled goal, got off to a strong start with Hellois Wilson Smith, who was very good at capitalizing on Italy’s defensive uncertainty from the start. However, the hosts reacted immediately, especially with Camilla Rossi converting a freekick from 40 yards and closing the first round 1-1. Emma Tomlinsonwood made her English debut in the second set, scoring on a 40cm free kick, followed by Wilson Smith’s amazing back shot with Miley Hughes. In the swing of the result, Italy took a 3-3 lead with two more goals from Rosie, but it was England who closed the fourth chaker ahead 4-3 on a penalty converted by Wood. The Italians were the heroes of the fifth chakra to be framed, with Rosie and the other native Maidans scoring three more goals. The Italians had a tough response from England, 6-4, with Wilson Smith and Hughes scoring the other two goals, but the Franco Piazza – led team made it 6-6 in the final and won, thanks to a 6.5-6 draw.
It is submitted – “It was a difficult week for Costanza Marciorelo with an injury in the first match against England – Despite the words of veteran Ginevra Viscondi, who won gold in the Chantilly in 2017 and Villa won sixth in 2018. From Camilla Rossi to Alice Correa and Maidan Marie, the girls were very good and we had the final victory. Obviously our success is dedicated to Costanza Marciorello, who followed us live from the clinic, where she is still in hospital after the fracture of her left malleolus.
Of Paula – Marco de Paola, President of the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation: ശേഷം After winning the men’s European Championship, here’s the victory of the women over the mighty English in the stunning final. Two wins in a week that makes the whole world of equestrian pride and confirms Italy as one of the strongest countries on the continent. Two results that give results to everyone working to recognize polo as a sport at the Winter Olympic Games (reference is to Milan Cortina 2026, where polo can be included as a show discipline – AD).
The result -Wednesday: Italy-Germany 6.5-6, Ireland-England 7.5-3. Thursday: England-Italy 6-5.5; Germany-Ireland 6-5.5. Yesterday: England-Germany 4-2, Italy-Ireland 5-4. Today: Final 1-2 place Italy-England 6.5-6, last 3 -4 place Ireland-Germany 5-3 (after penalties).
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