Created by the “Paolo Tomasetti” Tennis School of the APD Avezzano Tennis Team at the local Rolando Appolloni Sports Centre.
During the week of activities that began on Tuesday, June 6 and ended today, the city’s primary and secondary school students took turns on the tennis courts, as well as in the closing ceremony this morning, kindergarten children.
“Events like this develop links between children and their families, schools and the sports sector,” explained Raffaele Tomasetti, Head of the Avezzano Tennis Team, and added: “Offering this possibility is the main objective for us, from Always.”
Great relief on the part of schoolteachers and young tennis players to resume planning for ‘small racquets’, which had been suspended during the pandemic: some 1,300 children took part in three days of the sport.
Present on the last day of the event were the Regional Sports Adviser, Mario Quaglieri, and the Municipal Adviser, President of the Sports Committee and Delegate for Youth Policy, Nello Simonelli.
“We have noticed a great participation from the Avezzanese and from all over Marsica, and this explains the quality of the work that the Avezzano tennis team is doing in the territory, in collaboration with regional and municipal schools and institutions”, The ‘Assessor Quaglieri’.
Moreover, the Bee Lover ITF wheelchair tennis tournament will start here on June 30, with participants from China, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as from Italy, including Antonio Cebu, the first national. An international event that witnessed a very important economic participation of the Abruzzo region, through the interest of Chancellor Quaglieri.
The UNICEF L’Aquila County Committee, in the role of partner in the event, also featured the figures of President Elio Leonio and Head of School Projects Leah Cherubini.
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