On this day….(June 18)

On this day, 18 June 1976,  22-time European Champion and 6-time World Champion, Luca Valdesi was born in  Palermo, Sicily.

In 2004 Valdesi became a double world champion, winning both the individual and team titles at the World Championships held in Monterrey, Mexico. He had previously won the Team title in 2000.

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