This Thursday Antonino Bossolo will compete at the debut of Taekwondo in the Tokyo Paralympic Games, against TOKHIROV Zukhriddin from Uzbekistan, with goal of make it to the quarter final round on the K44 -61KG male division.
“I really can’t wait to take part of this amazing competition; I’ve been training very hard ir order to achieve the goals. Its already a dream come true, to be in the first Paralympic Games of Taekwondo”, said in exclusive Bossolo to MASTKD.com
Together with his Master Giovanni Lo Dolce, his Olympic coach Giovanni Lo Pinto and entire FITA team, Bossolo feels ready to compete after this complicated pandemic time “I have been training really hard in Rome together with my teammates which its bee a motivation to me. So, I feel really good and ready to jump to the mat and enjoy the competition”, stated Antonino.
Bossolo started his career in Taekwondo since he was 11 years old. From that time, he had always in his mind to leave his mark on our beloved sport. “I have to say that thanks to the Italian Taekwondo Federation, today I can say that I’m the best version of myself in every way”.
“Para-Taekwondo is in its best moment ever. We deserve to be part of this major competitions, and thanks to the organization of every person involved in Para-Taekwondo we can say mission accomplished”.
Highlights of Antonino
|2||Men K44 -61kg||2015||Samsun, TUR|
|3||Men K44 -61kg||2014||Moscow, RUS|
|5||Men K44 -61kg||2017||London, GBR|
|9||Men K44 -61kg||2019||Antalya, TUR|
|1||Men K44 -61kg||2018||Plovdiv, BUL|
|3||Men K44 -61kg||2019||Bari, ITA|
|3||Men K44 -61kg||2017||Sofia, BUL|
|3||Men K44 -61kg||2016||Warsaw, POL|
“My main goal here in Tokyo is to win the gold medal. I believe limits are only in the mind. If we dream big, and work hard to achieve our goals, we can reach the sky”, said the Italian athlete.