Genoa returns to host the first round of the “Ugo Frigerio” Trophy, now in its 49th edition. Thanks to the organizational commitment of the “Gruppo Città di Genova”, to the support of the Municipality of Genoa and the Liguria Region, the race also valid as the Entsorga Trophy Master, it will take place on the suggestive Corso Italia promenade in a 1Km approved IAAF road circuit.
Already in recent years the race circuit had fascinated the international sporting institutions with a future perspective to organaize in Liguria an international event like the European Race Walking Cup; this is because the organizers hope that the public will be numerous on Sunday 4 February 2018, to give the right frame to the competition and encourage the competitors that will not be only Italians. The important presences in addition to Stefano Chiesa, Italian Champion in charge of the racewalk 50Km, will in fact represented by a delegation of Chinese team, among which stand out two Olympic medals of Rio 2016, Cai Zelin and Lu Xiuzhi . As usual, in addition to the elite race there will be others for all categories, starting from U10 Beginners up to the Masters.
Official info 1st match in Genoa >
The next round of the Trophy Frigerio will still be next Sunday, January 21, 2018, with the Prologue of Caravaggio (Bergamo) that will feature by racewalk relay races.
Official info Prologue match in Caravaggio >