BELLUNO – Letizia Paternoster go back to pedaling. On August 13th, the athlete from Trentino, gold medal at the 2021 Track Cycling World Championships, was the victim of a very bad accident during the European Championships in Munich: a fall at 50 km per hour that left a broken collarbone in a sprawling way. 4 different points. Then the operation (with the insertion of 7 screws and a plate) and a period of convalescence, right here in Belluno with the volleyball boyfriend Alessandro Graziani.
Less than a month after the accident, however, Letizia is already back in the saddle. With an emotional video published on her Instagram profile, the blue wanted to announce to everyone the beginning of her recovery, a fixed thought she had from the first moments of consciousness after the terrible impact. The desire to return and the determination not to be stopped even by the injury have never been in question: Paternoster has faced the most difficult weeks with his head held high, counting every day on the support of Alessandro Graziani.
“You are always my example and my greatest pride»Writes number 10 of the Volleyball Belluno Drl sharing the video posted by his girlfriend, a support that goes beyond the emotional side and also spreads to the sports world. Letizia’s first rides, which took place on a specially modified bike with a support that unloads the weight on her chest instead of letting it fall on her arms, took place right at the gymnasium “Cheetah from the living room”, headquarters of the white and blue rhinos. Letizia was welcomed into the studio of Sergio Sartoriathletic trainer of the Belluno team, and began the long rehabilitation process in the same spaces where Graziani and his teammates are finding the right shape to face the new season.CopyAMP code.
THE FIRST FRIENDLY
Da Rold Logistics is in fact expected on Saturday (away at 5 pm) for the first friendly match of the season against Monselice, the debut of a year full of expectations. The first of the league, in that A3 series that the club chaired by Sandro Da Rold and from this year entrusted to the technician Colussi (former player of the team in B) hopes to leave to fly to A2, is scheduled for Saturday 9 October in San Donà.