The former champion again obtained the prestigious recognition from the Roman university.
Another prestigious goal for Federica Pellegrini. The now former swimming champion who got married a month ago with Matteo Giuntayesterday received a Graduation honoris causa toSan Raffaele University of Rome.
Federica one year after leaving competitive swimming thus adds another prestigious piece to her life.
There Pilgrims obtained a degree in “Sciences and techniques of preventive and adapted motor activities” with a thesis entitled “Women and sports performance: how the menstrual cycle can influence their performance”.
Yesterday the discussion and the coronation took place complete with a laurel wreath. In the first places to hear his discussion the inevitable husband Matteo and the president of Coni Giovanni Malagò.
Federica Pellegrini has published some shots on Instagram
Federica has posted some shots of this exciting moment on her profile Instagram. The swimming champion is seen receiving from the hands of the rector Vilberto Stocchi the bachelor’s degree complete with a toga and touch.
“A degree that wants to reward not only a champion with an extraordinary palmarès, but also the person who stands out for his skills of sensitivity, for his desire to be surprised, for his great determination and for his civil and social commitment: a example to follow, above all, for the younger generations “ – said Stocchi.
“It will only be when everyone acquires the awareness that athletes have potential that is worth using to make it easier for them to train at their best and finally feel understood that we will have taken a decisive step forward to make women’s sports careers as stimulating and satisfying as that of the male athlete “ – this is explained by Federica in her lectio magistralis she said she was proud of having contributed to breaking down one of the many taboos of women on the world of sport.
“It’s an amazing day, I’m really happy. It is the culmination of a part of my life. Bringing a thesis on the menstrual cycle in female athletes, a subject very dear to me, gave me so much satisfaction “ – his satisfaction in front of those present.
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