FISTF World Cup – Open Category: COLANGELO (ITA) claims gold

Rome – Italy’s Luca COLANGELO claimed the Open Category gold medal at the FISTF World Cup, beating reigning champion and compatriot  Matteo Ciccarelli on shots after the match finished all square after extra time.

It is COLANGELO’s second world title, after winning the U16 event at the 2011 World Cup in Palermo, Italy,

Luca COLANGELO (ITA) – gold

On his feelings after the victory:
“The feelings are still fresh so it’s not easy (to describe) but of course I’m very happy. Already this year I made a final and lost, this was the second one but it had a good ending.”

On deciding the final on penalty shots:
“Very stressful.”

On how he will celebrate:
“We are in a city like Rome, so we’ll see, but there’ll be somewhere to celebrate this world championship.”

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