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ITA W: Piccinini – league leader with Modena, now and 17 years ago

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source: volleyball.it; Photo: Salvatore Marrone/ljvolley.it

When Anthesis Modena closed the regular season 1996/97 in the first place in the standings, ahead of Foppapedretti Bergamo, in that team along with Kirillova and Perez Del Solar, Monari and Croatto, Weersing and Gilioli, was young Francesca Piccinini, just turned nineteen.

Francesca Piccinini

Francesca Piccinini

Seventeen years later, Francesca Piccinini is still a member of the same team and still at the top of the league. For the first time Modena has leaders at the table in both competitions – Liu Jo in women’s and Modena Volley in men’s.

Piccinini played in the Italian championship as a middle blocker, receiver and libero, she played when the ball was white to the colored one, when two points were given for any win to two points for 3-2 win… From winning a world title in 2002, up to the 4th place at the World Championships 2014.

Seventeen years is a long period which can tell us a lot about her. Francesca Piccinini – the legend of the Italian volleyball.

 

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