2026 host Italy expects good performance in Beijing Olympics

Jan 27, 2022 348

Italy is poised to build on a record-setting success at last Summer Olympics, said Giovanni Malago, president of the Italian National Olympic Committee. The Italian team, announced earlier this week, will include 118 athletes, two fewer than that of the 2018 PyeongChang, and Malago expected this year's team will do better than its counterparts from four years ago.

The 2018 Games still showed a strong performance by Italian athletes as they won a total of 10 medals, including three gold medals in women's short-track speed skating, women's snowboarding, and Alpine skiing. "In Beijing we can and must do better than in 2018," Malago told Italian journalists. "I am an incurable optimist and we have worked hard."

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