Boxing champion Melissa Gemini awarded by mayor Arena - Tusciaweb.eu

Boxing champion Melissa Gemini awarded by mayor Arena - Tusciaweb.eu

Viterbo - We receive and publish - & nbsp; Mayor Giovanni Maria Arena has delivered a certificate of sporting merit to boxing champion Melissa Gemini.

In recent days, in the red room of Palazzo dei Priori, the first citizen congratulated the young athlete from Viterbo, for the conquest of the bronze medal at the Junior european boxing championships, in Anapa, Russia, last October, in the category 70 kg.

"The result that Melissa, at just 16 years of age - said the mayor during the joint meeting last Monday - must really be an example for many of his peers. An athlete of the Italian Boxing Federation, so young, she won the European podium. In a short time, as an amateur boxer, she managed to win a great success. We also know, detail not insignificant, that has been reported of national interest by the Italian Boxing Federation.

With his bronze medal - continued the mayor Arena - Viterbo celebrates the first and only woman in the territory who reaches this national and European goal. My compliments also to the families of Melissa and to the entire team of Asd Fanum Viterbo Polisportiva for the preparation of our young champion ".

In Anapa, at the Sports complex lok vityas, the FPI won seven medals which earned the Italian team the sixth place in the final ranking, after Russia, England, Ireland, Bulgaria and Azerbaijan.

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