Mrs. Silvia Farigu

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Mss Farigu and Mr Oriolani World Champions again

Ms. Farigu and Mr. Oriolani represented Italy and Spain at World Championships in Canada with a great performance. Gold Medal in pattern IV degree to Ms. Farigu and Gold medal in Pattern V degree to Mr. Oriolani that also won a silver medal in Sparring -76kg and is declared Overall Champion Adult Male.

Monday 6th August 2012 all delegations arrived to Ottawa city to attend the 2012 World Taekwon-Do Championships.
The 7th August it was dedicated to registrations and meetings, also Italy and Spain team had a training in the Parliament square with a special visit from the ITF President, Gran Master Choi Jung Hwa.
Wednesday started the opening ceremony and the junior individual categories.
Ms.Farigu was coach of Italy competitors that made a great job both in individual and team competiton. She attended the event with 7 students that won 2 Golds, 2 Silver, 4 Bronze. Italy close its competitions with 5 golds, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals!
The third day of competition was dedicated to adult individual competition. Ms. Farigu won the IV degree adult female category and Mr. Oriolani the V degree adult male category.
Mr. Oriolani competed also in sparring winning all the eliminatories against Sweden, USA, Canada and Argentina.

The last day was dedicated to special and power breaking and male sparring final. During the lunch break, Ms. Farigu made a demonstration with Mr. Palopoli (Overall 2010 and World Champion 2012) and Mr. Unzien from Argentina, Ms. Kan and Mr. Bat from Russia. They performed Moon Moo and Gebeak by Team in the central ring. Then Ms. Farigu, Mr. Unzien and Mr. Palopoli performed Kodang.
Mr. Oriolani made a great final against a competitor from Russia. The first round was clearly to Mr. Oriolani that in the second part of the match added up many warnings changing the result to the russian competitor.

After team sparring finals, started the closing ceremony with overall competitors ceremony. Mr. Oriolani with his excelent performance and for his results was awarded as Best Competitor in Adult Male division with a competitor from Moldova.
The ceremony close with the change of ITF Flag from Mr. Reid (Chairman of Organizing committee Canada 2012) to Mr. Tolu (Ita president) as organizator of the next World Championships Italy 2014.

Ms Farigu and Mr Oriolani were sponsored by FlyOver Equipment. They have the special congratulations from GM Choi, Master Galarraga and all the Organizing Committee.

Mrs. Christian Oriolani

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