(ANSA) – ROME, AUGUST 10 – “I was expecting another type of performance and I am sorry for the many people who came to support me today I was very tired, I felt empty, I have not fully recovered from Monday’s race in Hungary but I don’t think that this evening will preclude my participation in the European Championships “. Thus, from Rai microphones, ‘Gimbo’ Tamberi who then confirms his presence in the competition for the continental title in Munich.
“Although I did not feel well already from the warm-up – says the Olympian of the high jump -, I wanted to try, also for the affection of the many Italian fans in the stands. These two tests were not a great success, but they I put aside, I can’t blame myself: day after day I feel a little better, I know that in 7-8 days everything can change and there another race awaits me. The goal is to go to the final and then play myself everything”. (HANDLE).