Gregorio remembers the weeks before the Olympics in this way: “I’m happy, it was the best I could do”. The coach Antonelli: “Gregorio was not there a month ago and Gregorio is now there”
The second medal of courage of Gregorio Paltrinieri through his hot words: “I’m happy. It was the best I could do. And that’s okay. It’s the right reward after these two months of hell. I’m leaving here with two. medals and I can be satisfied. These were not the plans, but the way I got there it was all difficult. Today it was difficult, hot, messy, they started from the first lap and I didn’t even notice it. But I’m happy with it. to be on the podium. Where did I find the energy? Before the race I was very concentrated. I thought that this trip had not yet satisfied me. And the way to change that was to go to the podium today. I knew that is what it is. my goal, and it was not so within reach for how I felt and how I felt. I fought to the end, I lost Florian and I would never make it, Kristof saw him, I moved right and left, however, I always cut the s trada and did not make it. I come home with two medals and it was the best I could do “.
A titanic undertaking
“From the outside it seemed incredible that he made it? Even from the inside … It seems impossible.” And the technician Fabrizio Antonelli talks about “a titanic undertaking. Greg did a magic. Because Gregorio was not there a month ago and Gregorio is now there. I am moved because he threw away soul, blood, all he had. , like in 1500, but here he managed to bring home something, he deserved it. I think it was the most difficult year of his career and coming on like this is miraculous “.
August 5, 2021 (change August 5, 2021 | 02:10)
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