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Basketball: from Lazio to Sicily by bike, and Olympia Comiso hires him

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(ANSA) – SANTA CROCE CAMERINA, 22 JUL – He traveled 894 kilometers by bike, those that separate his city, Cisterna di Latina, from Punta Secca, a seaside hamlet of Santa Croce Camerina, in the Ragusa area, and signed the contract with the his new team, Olympia Basket Comiso, with whom he will play the next C Silver championship.

Riccardo Nardi, basketball player from Lazio, left with a tent and a sleeping bag and began his adventure with his bike. He has covered almost 900 kilometers, crossing cities of the Campania and Calabrian coasts. “I started the trip at 6 in the morning and pedaled until 11 – says the basketball player – then I started again at 15 until 19. I pedaled for 8-9 hours a day and in the evening I slept in a B & b, even if I had the bag with me The fatigue made itself felt on the penultimate day, when I arrived in Caltagirone. Then I traveled the last 70 kilometers and landed in Punta Secca. It was a fantastic adventure, which gave me great emotions “.

When an extra surprise arrived. Olympia Comiso managers have offered him a contract for next season.

Riccardo decided almost immediately and said yes. Role playmaker, he will play with the blue and white jersey, under the guidance of technicians Massimiliano Farruggio and Alessandro D’Iapico. Olympia basket Comiso, after a championship at the top last season, had been fished out in C Gold, but had to give up because the sports hall in the city does not have the necessary regulatory measures. (HANDLE).

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Source: Ansa

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