The city of Messina received Mayor De Luca, the world champion in rowing Ficarra, at the Zanca Palace »Municipality of Messina
Mayor Catino de Luca, Sports Policy Adviser, Francesco Gallo, received Giovanni Ficarra of Messina, the world champion in beach rowing, at Palazzo Zanca today, Monday 11, to express congratulations to the athlete Messina on the success achieved on board the boat. . The champion is accompanied by coach and president of Circolo Canottieri Peloro Dario Feminò with teammates Maria Condorso, Paolo Condorso and Pietro Fugazzuto. Fikara took home the best specialist in the category, defeating the USA representative in the quarter-finals, the semi-finals from Greece, and in the final over his Norwegian counterpart, Ketel Porsche. “It is always a matter of pride to welcome back one of our compatriots after a victory, in this case in the sport of uniting the athlete Fikara as well as, at his birth, the nautical tradition of Messina,” said Mayor De Luca. . A well-deserved success – added Chancellor Gallo “who has contributed to raising the name of the city of Messina, to promoting the values of sport and enriching the medal table of the society for which the athlete competes”.
Fikara, a student at the University of Messina, enrolled in a degree course in sciences and techniques of motor activities, has always distinguished himself with excellent results even in the university course “In fact, the Anglo-Saxon models have inspired me always taking into account the duality of mathematical study ”, concluded the athlete. At the end of the meeting, Mayor De Luca gave the champion the emblem of the city of Messina, wishing him to continue his brilliant career, while his colleagues were honored with banners.
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