img214606451.jpgGood results for Southafrica and Italy in just-ended Bejing paralimpycs games. Italian expedition comes back with 18 medals, same number of Athens 2004. South Africa collected more medals than Italy, but quite less than the previous Games (30 instead of 35). The real news are the extrapordinary triple-win of Oscar Pistorius, gold in 100, 200 and 400 m., and Natalie Du Toit who deserved the Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award”, altogether with an athlet of Panama. Who deserved nothing? The italian medias: apart from someone (the Corriere della Sera and Qn newspapers), it’s disarming to realize how Tv and papers skipped the Games. 

 Rispetto alle previsioni, e cose sono andate meglio delle attese per l’Italia, un po’ meno per il Sudafrica. Ma per entrambe le nazioni il bilancio delle Paraolipiadi di Pechino 2008  appena chiuse è molto positivo. (more…)