December 14th 2014
by Francesca Canali for Bridge D’Italia Online, leggi in italiano
Angelini–Bove (Francesco Angelini, Ercole Bove, Leonardo Cima, Valerio Giubilo, Lorenzo Lauria, Federico Primavera, Antonio Sementa, Alfredo Versace), in the Open, TOP ONE-Nardullo (Ennio Nardullo CNP, Monica Aghemo, Gianna Arrigoni, Monica Buratti, Debora Campagnano, Margherita Chavarria, Antonella Novo, Giuliana Pederzoli, Francesca Piscitelli), in the Ladies, and Bridge Ragusa-Basile (Desiree Basile, Salvatore Amenta, Marco Di Ruggiero, Piergiorgio Finocchiaro, Mirko Intravaia, Enrico Pennisi, Sebastiano Scatà), in the serie 2a/3a category/NC, are the new owners of the Coppa Italia 2014.
For Angelini this is his third Coppa Italia in a row. In the final Angelini played against Il Bridge-Lavazza (Maria Teresa Lavazza NPC, Michel Bessis, Thomas Bessis, Norberto Bocchi, Giorgio Duboin, Fabrizio Hugony, Francesco Saverio Vinci), in a match where you could see: five world champions, and various national and international champions. The team from Roma took the lead in the first set and after some sets reached a difference that could not be overcome by his opponents, which had to settle for the silver medal.
The playoffs for the 3rd and 4th place was between Pescara Bridge–Di Eusanio (Marcello Di Eusanio, Gino Colarossi, Tiziano Di Febo, Sergio Freddio, Berardino Mancini and Lanfranco Vecchi) y Bridge Breno-Zaleski (Romain Zaleski, Massimiliano Di Franco, Giuseppe Failla, Massimo Lanzarotti, Andrea Manno) finally Pescara Bridge–Di Eusanio ended third.
In the final, TOP ONE-Nardullo played against the Treviso Bridge-Baietto team (Laura Baietto, Daniela Baldassin, Teresa Dal Ben, Fiorenza Bellussi, Maria De Goetzen, Francesca Di Lembo, Emma Riccio), the match was defined before the last set. The playoffs for the 3rd and 4th place was between S. Stanze Civiche (Livorno)-Agrillo (Cinzia Agrillo, Ilaria Casadei, Carmela Franco, Simona Matteoli, Shahla Mofakhami, Margherita Zanieri) and Reggio Emilia-Fornaciari (Ezio Fornaciari CNP, Irene Baroni, Margherita Costa, Carla Gianardi, Cristina Golin, Chiara Martellini, Silvia Martellini, Annaelisa Rosetta, Marilina Vanuzzi) ended with the Toscana team in the third position.
Series 2a/3a categoria/NC
Basile-Bridge Ragusa (Desiree Basile, Salvatore Amenta, Marco Di Ruggiero, Piergiorgio Finocchiaro, Mirko Intravaia, Enrico Pennisi, Sebastiano Scatà) played against Allegra-Bridge Savona (Renato Allegra, Giovanni Grappiolo, Carmelo Pennestri, Paolo Vanara). Basile finally won comfortably. The final for the 3rd/4°th place was between Mussetti-Monza Bridge (Ettore Mussetti, Mauro Calzavara, Marco Cordaro, Marco Mazzotti, Luigi Recalcati e Dario Schiavello) and Barra-Bridge Lucca (Valerio Barra, Claudia Del Faloppio, Paolo Nerozzi, Piergiorgio Rosa, Luca Susini, Gino Ulivagnoli, Vittorio Viani), the first of them won the match.