Stories of women and sport

A book to tell the story of the women who brought Italy to the Olympic podium, but also a way to retrace the female stages in the history of Italian sport.

From Ondina Vallathe first Italian woman to win the gold medal at the 1936 Olympic Games, when she excelled in Berlin in the 80-metre hurdles, to the sailor Caterina Banti, an extraordinary protagonist in Tokyo at the last Olympic Games in mixed catamaran.

Twenty-two stories of sport and life, those told by Marco Lollobrigida in “Oro Rosa”, an almost century-old journey that passes through the successes and emotions of champions of the caliber of the blue dragonfly Sara Simeoniwho conquered Moscow in 1980, by Gabriella Doriowhich made Los Angeles dream four years later, in Federica Pellegriniabsolute queen in Beijing in 2008.

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