Paolo Paini in the Italian team of Piazza di Siena 2018

May 20, 2018 | News

Substitutions in Team Italy for the upcoming Cup of Nations Intesa Sanpaolo scheduled for Friday May 25 at Piazza di Siena.

Paolo Paini and Ottava Meraviglia of Ca ‘San Giorgio take the place of Lorenzo De Luca and Ensor de Litrange in the quintet indicated by the national selector Duccio Bartalucci.

The Italian team is now composed of Bruno Chimirri with Tower Mouche, Luca Marziani with Tokyo du Soleil, Emanuele Gaudiano with Caspar, Giulia Martinengo Marquet with Verdine SZ and, indeed, Paolo Paini and Ottava Meraviglia di Ca ‘San Giorgio.

The other substitution concerns the pairs in the competition only on an individual basis with Carlo Rogiani and Freestyle who take over from Antonio Alfonso and Chic Hin d’Hyrencourt.

Friday 25 May will be a special day for Italian equestrian sports. As announced, the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella will be present for the Nations Cup.

The team that among the nine at the start – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Holland, United States of America, Sweden, Switzerland – will win the prestigious competition reserved for national representatives, will therefore have the honor of being awarded by the highest office of the Italian State.

Respecting the agenda of the President of the Republic, the start of the first round of the Cup of Nations Intesa Sanpaolo was therefore anticipated at 14.15.

Wednesday, May 23 will be held the traditional meeting with the Italian riders for the CSIO in Rome at 14.30 in Piazza di Siena in the press room with the FISE President Marco Di Paola and technical commissioner Duccio Bartalucci will in fact be available to media representatives at the vigil of the Roman competition.