“A strong emotion, now I also look for it in the tournament” says Paola, who was chosen directly by the IOC
The news arrives at the Italian dawn and is worth a lifetime: Paola Egonu will be the standard-bearer of the Games. Together with seven other athletes chosen by the IOC, he will carry the Olympic banner representing athletes from all nations present in Tokyo. It was the president of Coni, Giovanni Malagò, who announced it to the blue opposite, just landed in Japan. And Paola was overwhelmed by emotions and surprise.