Gabala, August 10, AZERTAC
Italian sports shooter, coach and Olympic Champion Andrea Benelli has praised the organization of the International Sport Shooting Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final Stage in the Azerbaijani city of Gabala.
“We like everything here from the place we live to the smallest details,” he told journalists.
The Italian coach hailed the hospitality of local people. "People are very friendly. Everything is wonderful here."
Benelli also applauded performance of Italy's national team: “Italy's Katiuscia Spada won the first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup in Gabala. Gabriele Rossetti won the bronze in the men's skeet event yesterday. Our athletes aim to claim a convincing victory at this competition. Next year Italy will also host World Cup competition, which will be a qualifying event for the Olympic Games."