The blue team performed a special performance without knowing that it would later become the choreography of the song. A surprise organized by Emma for the national team, she is the protagonist at the world championships currently taking place in Doha, where she is winning medals and is in full swing to achieve qualification for the Paris Olympics with her team and duo. On Tuesday 6 February, before the start of the Festival, Emma, connected from Sanremo, revealed to the whole team, gathered poolside during a break from training at the Aspire Dome which is hosting the World Cup in Qatar, what they had achieved, showing they preview the video of «Apnea».
Emma took advantage of the connection to thank all the athletes and wish them the best of luck for this great competition, which has already brought important results, such as the gold won yesterday, 7 February, in the free artistic swimming solo by Giorgio Minisini and the previous silver in the technical routine.
Enrica Piccoli, captain of the national team, declares: «It was all a big surprise and there was a lot of confidentiality regarding the filming carried out during our retreat», which took place at the multipurpose center of the State Police, in Spinaceto, Rome. The song is beautiful and we all wish you good luck for Sanremo. We would like to thank all those who made this synergy possible and created the wonderful video: our technical director Patrizia Giallombardo, the Italian Swimming Federation and the production company. These experiences are beautiful and fill the heart. Thank you very much, Emma, and good luck.”
Technical director Patrizia Giallombardo declares: «The national team’s objective at the Doha World Cup is to qualify for the Paris Olympics. We are happy with the performance so far. The results in the duo and in the team are in line with the objectives and the medals won by Giorgio Minisini, gold in the free and silver in the technical in the individual events, make us proud. I send good luck to Emma and I’m very pleased that she was excited when she saw the Apnea video. We were excited too.”