Cesare Salvadori died at the age of 79 in his Turin, a city that gave him so much and to which he gave even more
The world of sport is mourning one of the greatest in the history of blue fencing. Cesare Salvadori, silver medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and 1968 Mexico City Olympics and gold medal at the 1972 Munich Games, died in his Turin at the age of 79 years old. He would have turned 80 next September. The moving memory of fans and institutions.
Ironically, the news of Caesar’s death came the day after the closing of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. will remain in history for Italy, due to the absolute record of medals achieved in a single edition.
The Olympics had brought Salvadori to the Olympus of sport. His beloved fencing that has given him so much. Two silver medals in 1964 and 1968 ed a gold one, at the 1972 Munich Olympics, which made him literally immortal.
A great fan of Torino, he had contributed, as President of the Philadelphia foundation, to the reconstruction of the historic “Filadelfia” stadium of the Grande Torino. A commitment that made him great also in the hearts of all the grenade fans.
The condolences for the death of Cesare Salvadori
There are many who wanted to express a thought and give a last farewell to the great Cesare Salvadori.
There Federscherma, for example, he called him an icon of the sport that goes away. Olympian of fencing and multifaceted sportsman known and appreciated far beyond the platform.
He delivered a lot with his exploits in the saber, the weapon of his life that he began to practice by chance, because of a broken umbrella stand.
The mayor of Turin Hangerinstead he wrote:
Olympic champion and man who did a lot for sport in Turin, also as President of the Philadelphia Foundation. To your loved ones and to the whole world of Toro, my condolences and that of the City
Urban Cairo, President of Torino Calcio, wrote:
Together with the Board of Directors, managers, employees, collaborators, coaches, players and the youth sector of Torino Football Club – deeply saddened by the sad news, we express our condolences and closeness to the Salvadori family for the death of Cesare , Olympic gold medalist, business executive, appreciated President of the Philadelphia Foundation, always a great and passionate grenade fan