Uipm 2022 Youth U19 & U17 World Championships: Egypt wins U19 women’s relay, Italian girls ninth

Uipm 2022 Youth U19 & U17 World Championships: Egypt wins U19 women’s relay, Italian girls ninth

By Sonia

The “Uipm 2022 U19/U17 World Championships”, the World Youth Championships in Modern Pentathlon being held in Lignano Sabbiadoro (UD), are coming to a head. At the “Bella Italia Efa Village”, in the U19 women’s relay, it was the Egyptian pair of athletes formed by Zeina Amer and Malak Ismail who triumphed with 989 points, ahead of Britain’s Verity Clements and Gabrielle Holland with 979. Bronze for Korea’s Sumin Shin and Yena Kim with 971. Ninth place for the Italian relay formed by Sara Forti (Nice 55) and Teresa Gioia (Pentafiano) with 914 points, twelfth position for the other Italian pair with Valentina Martinescu (Junior Asti) and Elena Petricca (Pentafiano), at 817.

Tomorrow is the third day of competition in Lignano Sabbiadoro. In the morning, the U19 mixed relay is scheduled with two Italian pairs: Matteo Bovenzi (Area 51) and Elisa Sala (Avia Pervia), Matteo Amadei (Athlion Roma) and Elena Petricca (Pentafiano). In the afternoon, the Under-17 women’s semifinal with Annachiara Allara (Scuola Sport) competing.

The “Uipm Youth U19 & U17 World Championships”, organised by the Italian Federation of Modern Pentathlon, in collaboration with the Friuli Venezia Giulia Delegation, under the patronage of the Uipm (Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne), enjoys the support of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, CONI (Italian National Olympic Committee), Sport and Health and the Municipality of Lignano Sabbiadoro. The event is also realised thanks to the contribution of the Department for Sport – Presidency of the Council of Ministers. Sponsors and Partners: Erreà, TreEmme, Coldiretti Friuli Venezia Giulia, Campagna Amica. Communication and Branding Partner: Oiko Service. All competitions will be streamed live on the Fipm YouTube channel and all information and real-time updates are available on the event’s official website: https://fipm.it/lignano2022.

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