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Wednesday 17 April 2024
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Italian Championship tumble

Perugia (PG) - The championship will take place June 7-9, it comes to a manifestation of national character which takes place in the locality of Collestrada where it is present a sports facility among the most beautiful of Italy in which to practice healthy sports in contact with nature.

The game consists in the launch of a wooden disc with a minimum diameter of 25.4 cm, a minimum thickness of 5,2 cm and a minimum weight of 2 kg (for the over 65 the minimum weight can be of 1.8 kg ).
The race takes place in 2 days; the first will be group stage, the second a straight knockout.

This sport is called the "golf of the poor"; in the past was practiced on the white roads, now in by properly installed. Anciently consisted in a challenge between so-called "masters" (i landowners) and the "their" peasants.

For tourist information:
Information Office and Accoglienza Turistica of the Comprensorio Perugino
Piazza Matteotti, 18 - Loggia dei Lanari - 06100 Perugia
Tel 0755736458/0755773210 - Fax 0755720988

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[Source: Umbria OnLine]

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