Valentina Vezzali elected to Italian Parliament
Valentina Vezzali will bring her gold medals into the political arena now as she was elected Member of Parliament representing her region of Marche.
Another fencer, LA Olympic gold medalist Marco Marin was also elected.
Vezzali ran on Italian Premier Mario Monti’s ticket in the national elections. She contends that she will continue training for an Olympic spot for the 2016 Rio Games.
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Valentina Vezzali elected to Italian Parliament by Craig Harkins