Those good bronze girls on the podium in Genoa. PHOTOS and VIDEO

Benedetta Di Salle and Alessandra Dubbini. Photo Martina Orsini

“For our dream we make any sacrifice, even working 360 days a year and giving up many of the things our peers do, and we would do it all over again because it’s worth it,” this they had told us just a few days ago upon returning from one of the Hempel World Cup days in Genoa, and the results are showing: Benedetta Di Salle (from Genoa, coxswain) and Alessandra Dubbini (from Bergamo, bowwoman), won the bronze medal at the Italian World Cup leg, right in their home waters where they train often during the year.

Alessandra Dubbini. Photo Giuffrè/Sailing Newspaper
Benedetta Di Salle. Photo Giuffrè/Sailing Newspaper

“We are overjoyed, already in Henoshima we had been bronze medalists, we lost one position because we started second, but that’s okay. Very little wind again today, we finished the regatta with zero wind, but the medal counted today,” they said shortly after crossing the finish line.

WE HAD INTERVIEWED THEM A FEW DAYS AGO ALONG WITH OTHER BLUE ATHLETES

 

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