World title for the Italian national team, third in the standings. Ghisetti Barzon and Grimandi excel in the Under 23 Kayak. Silver for the girls in C1 Under 23: in the trio also the eporediese Carolina Massarenti
IVREA. Italy (and Ivrea) on the roof of the world! The first day of competitions of the Icf canoe slalom Junior & Under23 World Championships immediately gives a world title to the Italian National team, won by Davide Ghisetti, athlete of the Ivrea Canoa Club, Giacomo Barzon and Leonardo Grimandi, who won in the Under 23 Kayak category , in front of the representatives of Spain and France. The medal table, after four games, sees the Czech Republic in the lead, with two golds, followed by Slovakia (one gold and one silver). Italy is third, thanks to the gold medal of Ghisetti, Barzon and Grimandi.
The afternoon brought another great satisfaction to the Azzurri team, with the silver in C1 Under 23 of Marta Bertoncelli, Elena Borghi and Carolina Massarenti, of the Ivrea Canoa Club. With a time of 114.50, the three Italian athletes have gave way only in front of the space athletes of the Czech Republic.