Gianmarco Tamberi explains why he retraced his steps

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The reasons for the Olympic champion

The sporting separation between Gianmarco Tamberi and his father-coach Marco lasted only a few days. In fact, the Olympic high jump champion has decided to resume his collaboration with his father, ahead of the World Championships in Eugene that will start next week.

It was Gimbo himself who clarified the doubts about the decision first, and about the turnaround later: “In focusing all my energies on the only sporting goal I still have left, I have already emphasized what my top priority is: to resolve the injury to my detachment leg – Tamberi’s words, reported by ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport -. The Federation in recent weeks has supported me in any way possible to get me back on track. From the president came the invitation, both to me and my father, to continue the collaboration in view of the upcoming commitments, in order to avert possible problems in competition, and we both agreed to continue together.”

“There is no higher value for me than the blue jersey and so I welcome this solution. I would give my soul to see the tricolor on the top step of the podium and I will leave no stone unturned to make this happen,” he then concluded.

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