The Olympic champion from Italy sells personal items to combat coronavirus

Olympic champion 2008 swimming Italian Federica Pellegrini auctioned 59 lots in the fight against the spread of coronavirus infections, reports Corriere Dello Sport.

among the lots there are points in which the Italian won the Olympic gold in Beijing and set a world record at the world championship 2009. Auction will be held April 14 and all proceeds will be directed to the clinic of Bergamo.

Earlier men’s team Italy in water Polo, winning the last world championship in South Korea’s Gwangju, put on the Internet auction championship rings to help the hospital in the same city.

At the present time in the world recorded more than 1.8 million cases of coronavirus, almost 109 thousand people have died from the infection.