Funnily enough, they had to beat an Italian team – Conegliano – and yet here we are, with an Italian at the top
“That honour goes to Italy. Not for the prowess of its footballers, who won Europe’s big trophy, nor its pop stars, who won the Eurovision song contest, but for its politics. The Economist has often criticised Italy for picking leaders, such as Silvio Berlusconi, who could usefully have followed the Eurovision-winning song’s admonition to “shut up and behave”. Because of weak governance, Italians were poorer in 2019 than they had been in 2000. Yet this year, Italy changed.”
She won the race and lead the Italian team to winning, sharing the team gold medal Anna Arnaudo (6th), Giovanna Selva (11th), Sara Nestola (33rd), Ludovica Cavalli (36th) and Michela Moretton 48th
And Federico Magnaguagno wins the Male Gi Purple Belt Master 4 (94KG) Gold Medal
It's the first Italian nomination in one of the international categories in the history of the EMA
The best cheese overall was the Spanish Olavidia from Quesos y Besos, but Parmigiano Reggiano was the most awarded type of cheese
Well in excess of 1000 sparkling wines were judged over 2 weeks with Italy taking the top of the leader board spot triumphing with 58 Gold and 129 Silver medals. France followed taking home 52 golds and 50 silver medals.
Milan is the first major city to enforce a city-wide food waste policy encompassing public agencies, food banks, charities, NGOs, universities and private businesses. And it is working. Today the city has three Food Waste Hubs, each recovering about 130 tonnes of food per year or 350 kg per day, an estimated 260,000 meals equivalent.
Valentina Basei and Francesca Carlini win the Women Duo Gold Medal, Luigi Grattapaglia and Simone Nari the Senior Duo Gold Medal and Caterina Venturini wins the Single Women Gold Medal
Celebrity is a skating team from Verona composed by Irene Fattori, Chiara Bertani, Anna Miglioranzi and Giada Togni. The Silver Medal went to another Italian team, Neovis
The prize was awarded for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales. He will be sharing it with Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann for their work in the physical modeling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.
with Gold Medals by Sabrina Chiappa (100 backstroke & 100 mixed, 50, 100 & 200 breaststroke, 100 mixed); Andrea Scotti (200 Butterfly); Dalila Vignando (200 Mixed W); Francesco Piccinini (200 Mixed & 400 Freestyle); Giammaria Roncato (200 backstroke); Maria Bresciani (200 Butterfly); Martina Villanova (800 & 1500 Freestyle); Paolo Zaffaroni (100 Breaststroke); Bresciani, Chiappa, Villanova & Ostani (4×50 Freestyle); Franza, Chiappa, Bresciani & Ostani (4×50 Mixed); Villanova, Ostani, Chiappa & Bresciani (4×100 Freestyle); Vignando, Chiappa, Bresciani & Villanova (4×100 Mixed); Ostani, Villanova, Vignando & Bresciani (4×200 Freestyle) and, in synchronised swimming, by Francesca Nicosia (solo tech), Marta Cantero (solo free)
with Gold Medals by Andrea Piacentini (100mt & 200mt);Chiara Statzu (Mosaic 400mt & 800mt); Chiara Zeni (100mt & 200mt); Daniel Gerini (Discus throw); Federico Giannini (Triathlon); Gabriele Rondi (Long Jump); Giulia Pertile (800mt & 1500mt Race Walk); Nando D’Agostino (800mt Race Walk & 1500mt Race Walk, with a World Record in the 800mt); Nicole Orlando (Shot Put); Nicole Orlando (Javelin Throw); Nicole Orlando (Discus throw); Nicole Orlando (Long Jump); Nicole Orlando (Triathlon, with a WR); Silvia Preti (Mosaic Javelin & Discus Throw); Tiziano Capitani (400mt); Spano, Orlando, Zendri & Zeni (4×100); Mancioli, Rondi, Capitani & Piacentini (4×100); Mancioli, Capitani, Nieddu & Casarin (4×400); Pertile, Orlando, Zendri & Zeni (4×400)
by Sommese/Sailerova (Mixed Double); Vietti/Bezzi (Man Double); Emanuele Bezzi (Man Single)
by Davide Migliore (U60kg); Francesco Verrengia (U73kg) and Martina Tomba (U52kg)
Nothing to celebrate: the heavy raining caused a dire situation involving floodings and risk for people's lives. Still it's a unique event happening in 2021 in Italy and it's worth recording it here
For the 2nd time in history, and the first in 23 years
* ok, this is just to take the piss
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Tommaso Giovannini and Nikita Burmakin win the Men Tournament – against the Italian couple Doriano Beccaccioli and Mattia Spoto; Giulia Gasparri and Ninny Valentini the Women tournament
Italy tops the Medal Table with Gold Medals by Chiara Rebagliati (Recurve Women); Sara Ret (Compound Women); Michea Godano (Compoind Men); Cinzia Noziglia (Barebow Women); Matteo Seghetta (Barebow Junior Men); Eleonora MEloni (Barebow Junior Women); Massimiliano Mandia (Recurve Men FQT)
Italy tops the medal table with Gold Medals by Cinzia Noziglia and Alessandro Rigamonti (Barebow Mixed Team); Cinzia Noziglia, Luana Bassi and Irene Franchini (Women Team); Irene Franchini (Compound Women); Michela Donati (Instinctive Women)
Hardly something to be celebrating: this is the symptom of something terrible happening to our planet, but it's a unique event putting Italy yet again on the map in this weird 2021, and it deserves to be here
The Dirac Medal is the name of four awards in the field of theoretical physics, computational chemistry, and mathematics, awarded by different organizations, named in honour of Professor Paul Dirac, one of the great theoretical physicists of the 20th century. Professor Buonanno is honored for pioneering accurate and rapid computation of waveforms that are crucial in detecting gravitational waves.
Gold Medals by Cosimo Luca Salinaro (Individual Men Junior); Gildo Grondona (Individual Men Veteran); Giuliano Fabbri (Inidividual Men Master); Alessandro Camisotti, Guglielmo De Julio and Stefano Narducci (Men National Team); Stefania Oliva, Bianca Revello And Silvia Munno (Ladies National Team); Gabriele Fabbri, Cosimo Luca Salinaro and Riccardo Aldo Sposato (Junior National Team)
Italy tops the medal table with Gold Medals by Maria Zerboni and Samantha Premerl (Lightweight Women’s Pair); Greta Martinelli, Ilaria Corazza, Elena Sali and Arianna Passin (Women Quadruple Sculls); Aniello Sabbatino, Andrea Carando, Nunzio Di Colandrea and Davide Verità (Men Coxed Four); Silvia Crosio (Lightweight Women’s Single Sculls)
A Carmen cherry, harvested by brothers Giuseppe and Alberto Rosso, clocked in at 33 grams
With Gold Medals in Kime No Kata (Yuri Ferretti and Andrea Giani Contini), Nage No Kata (Mauro Collini and Tommaso Rondinini) and Ju No Kata (Giovanni e Angelica Tarabelli)
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Becoming the first non-Korean player to win a World Championship level trophy