The Parisi memorial returns. The film about the Olympic and world champion will be screened next week
Voghera remembers Giovanni Parisi, who would have turned 54 on Thursday 2 December. The greatest boxer from Pavia and one of the greatest Italians, one of the five who won an Olympic gold medal, will be remembered by Boxe Voghera on Sunday afternoon at PalaOltrepo, while on Saturday 27 November space at the cinema with the screening of the film “Flash – the legend of Parisi “.
The company in which he grew up organizes the traditional “Memorial Parisi”, which will start at 3.45 pm with the presentation of the youth sector, which Flash would have liked. At 15 the first gong of the meeting with the match in kg. 57 Schoolboy category between Giuseppe Gazzaniga, Boxe Voghera, and Kevin Angelo Marton, New Berica. In juniors kg. 52 Lorenzo Gazzaniga, Giuseppe’s brother, crosses gloves with Christian Zerlottini, Fighting. Luca Francesco Cropelli, Boxe Voghera, in the elite two 56 kg faces Anas Zouggar, Dager Boxe. Still in the elite category two but 64 kg, Samuel Asaro, a Vogherese product, will fight against Nicolò Moreno Barrinuovo of Boxe Vigevano in a much anticipated derby. The last amateur match of the first part of the event will be between Gabriele Bascapè, Boxe Voghera, and Leonardo Bonomi, Boxe Vigevano, another derby to follow. The second part of the meeting will be dedicated to the finals of the regional championship in the Elitè category.
There are seven meetings scheduled, to define the regional champions of the most important amateur category, in practice the last one before the professionals. The Giovanni Parisi memorial ring will be at PalaOltrepo in Voghera. Free admission with the obligation of a green pass. «It is now a tradition to remember our Giovanni with a boxing meeting – explains the president of Boxe Voghera Franco Cennicola – this year we will have an exceptional guest Maurizio Stecca, Olympic champion in 1984, WBO world featherweight champion, who he fought precisely in Voghera in the subclou of the evening in which Parisi won the crown of world champion of light weights (Wbo), coming to the head of a very tough match against the Mexican Altamirano, twenty-nine years ago ».
Next Saturday, the film “Flash – The legend of Parisi”, a documentary on the life of Flash, directed by Marco Rosson from Voghera, will be screened at the Adolescere Foundation. –