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From the warehouse to the gym: the opening of the new home of Genoa Taekwondo

New gym opening moment

On Via Franchi, in Storla, a warehouse has been converted into the new headquarters of the Sports Federation

Genoa – an old abandoned warehouse converted into a taekwondo gymnasium. It was opened at noon on Sunday 26 June in Via Nino Franchi in Storla, The new gymnasium of the Genoa Taekwondo School. The inaugural ribbon-cutting was attended by the President of Kony Liguria Antonio Mecilo and the Managing Director of Sport of the Municipality of Genoa Stefano Anzalon.
“The need for new areas of the epidemic has arisen – he explained Mr. Petro Fugaza – During the year we do Taekwondo in King and Paraben’s Schools. In the past few months, we were afraid that gyms would remain closed and we didn’t want to rely on schools. So we rented this warehouse and used it as a gym thanks to a contribution (10 thousand euros, editor) from the municipality of Genoa ».
The gym is spread out Two floors with an area of ​​350 square meters: 80 female coaches at the Taekwondo School in Genoa will train here, while the basic courses will continue in schools. by more than 250 members Maestro Fugazza and his wife, Denep Piedemonte, are the largest taekwondo company in Genoa and Liguria. “We are the silver star of Coni’s sporting merit and the Italian champions in the women’s under-15 red belts,” Fugazza confirms.

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