It ends with the conquest of the bronze medal the participation of the thirteen-year-old boxer from Palermo Estella Filardi at the European Schoolgirl in Ezurum, Turkey. The young promise of boxing Scalia, a Palermo club, trained by maestro Vito Ingargiola, won the first two matches against Ireland and Croatia but she surrendered to Ukraine in the semifinals.
Estella, under the orders of federal technicians Gianfranco Rosi And Valeria Calabreseshe entered the ring to challenge the Ukrainian boxer Diana Dudyn with the prize the final for the European title category 51 kilograms. A challenge in the semifinal with a particular flavor for the Sicilian athlete.
The match was a real derby: the mother of the 13-year-old from Palermo, in fact, is of Ukrainian origin. A balanced challenge: the first round was won by Estella, then the return of Dudyn who closed the match 5-0. In the final the gold medal was won by the English boxer Rosanna Bycroft against Dudyn.
Since the early years, Filardi has put numerous sporting successes in series. At 10 he began to practice boxing in the Scalia gym in Partanna Mondello. The debut in an amateur match arrives at the age of 13 in a regional tournament in which she immediately stood out by winning it before the limit against the opponent.
In March 2022 the departure for Chianciano Terme for the national tournament “Alberto Mura”. Also on this occasion Estella won by beating the two opponents in the 54 kilogram weight category. The first call-up to the national team in July with the dual-match in Poland ended with the final victory. Next commitment for Filardi, in October, the absolute Italian Schoolgirl championship.
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