"The Sports Festival", a roundup of snow champions to launch Milan-Cortina 2026
In Trento the second day of a unique event with the blue Olympics to open the ... Games.Milan-Cortina 2026 is already in the heart of all the fans and also on the occasion of "The Sports Festival" there was the occasion for a launch that involved many snow champions.
On the stage of the Social Theater, in fact, triumphed at the Winter Olympic Games such as Gustav Thoeni, Stefania Belmondo and Franco Nones, Sofia Goggia and Michela Moioli, Giuliano Razzoli and Daniela Ceccarelli, but also Gabriella Paruzzi, Pietro Piller Cottrer, Claudia Giordani, Cristian Zorzi, Gunther Huber, Gerda Weissensteiner, Manuela Di Centa and Paoletta Magoni.
It was the occasion to retrace the background of the Italian candidacy that beat the Swedish one in Lausanne and allowed Italy to be able to play at home a new Winter Olympics, after those in Cortina 1956 and Torino 2006.
The Federal President Flavio Roda spoke of the great challenge that awaits the country: "For Italy important years are coming, already in 2020 there will be the Biathlon World Championships in Anterselva and the Alpine Cup World Cup finals in Cortina - the words of the number 1 of the FISI - In 2021 Cortina will host the World Ski Championships, then the Olympic race until 2026. It is clear that the work that the Federation must carry out is to honor the closest commitments, but work hard on young people to be able to lead them to be competitive for the Italian Olympics. And the FISI has been investing in young people for years already ".
The first day of the blue of the snows in Trento is certainly not over here, given that at 7.30 pm Federica Brignone will go on stage set up at Palazzo Geremia, to address the issues on the defense of the environment and in particular of the seas, while at 9 pm will be the big appointment with Alberto Tomba at the Teatro Sociale, with the Bolognese champion who will talk about his career supported by another legend of Italian skiing and a fundamental man in his path, the great Gustav Thoeni.