Norah Milanesi, topped the 50 freestyle battery,
Heat 5 races with a time of 26.41.
Norah Elisabeth Milanesi, fresh from graduating from the Taramelli scientific high school, went down to the tank at the Tokyo Aquatics Center in the women’s 50 freestyle battery with a mission.
From Pavia to the Olympic Games in Japan, Norah is competing for Cameroon, her mother Rachel’s hometown, but she will carry Pavia in her heart.
After all, Norah Milanesi is the first woman, since 1962, to bring the gold medal to Cameroon in the African championships.
It is moreover with the Campus team which in recent years has made the great leap. «Norah has grown as an athlete and as a person – says her coach Mauro Comelli who, with his assistant Michele Gallotti, will accompany her to Tokyo -. She is determined, able to focus 100% on what she does. And he has yet to express his real abilities >>.