Effort and emotion for Laura Borla and the victims of the Nice attacks with the Monte Carlo Polo Team
Organized by Rommy Gianni, Captain of the Monte Carlo Polo Team, the charity race in tribute to Laura Borla and the victims of the attacks in Nice took place last Saturday, October 15, 2016.
At the end of the morning, 17 riders and a dozen cyclists gathered in the Place du Palais Princier in Monaco, around Rommy Gianni and Annick Borla, Laura’s aunt, who came to represent her family.
At midday, after a warm-up run by Marco Rustichelli and interviews given to the press present for the occasion, the departure was given by Annick Borla.
Nice direction by the Basse Corniche is a race of 25 kilometers in tribute to Laura Borla and the victims of the attacks of Nice. A sporting feat aimed at raising funds to help the Laura family but also the association Promenade des Anges and the FENVAC.
If some of the runners have carried out this Monaco-Nice at a train of hell without practically a drop of perspiration, the test was much more difficult for others in which the mind was essential and which despite the pain kept In mind the reason for this race.
The arrival arrived two and a half hours later on the Promenade des Anglais where runners and cyclists met, welcomed by Laura’s aunt, her family being held on the Hill of the Castle for the National Hommage.
All have shared moments of sports and emotion to draw attention to this fundraiser that will help Laura Borla’s family, the Promenade des Anges Association: July 14 and FENVAC.
The operation, which began on Saturday 15 October and lasts until mid-January 2017, has already raised more than € 6,000 thanks to the generosity of the public and just under € 10,000 thanks to the sponsors of the event.
All the pictures of the event are available on Flickr following this link:
To make a donation, go to Just Giving and type Laura Borla or Monte Carlo Polo Team
Rommy Gianni, the captain of the Monte Carlo Polo Team, decided to make a gesture in favor of the city of Nice, which was particularly affected by the mourning of Jacques Borla, an employee of the Société des Bains de Mer, who lost his 13-year-old daughter during the Nice bombings. Family of Laura but also to all victims of the attacks of Nice by organizing this race destined to raise funds.
Rommy Gianni, boss of the Monte Carlo Polo Team and creator of the Polo Federation of Principality of Monaco is available for interview on request.
Laura Borla, 13, is one of the victims of the July 14 attacks in Nice.
“Promenade des Anges: July 14, 2016” is an association created by the mother of a victim of the July 14 attacks in Nice. It provides logistical and financial support to the families of the missing and the wounded.
FENVAC (National Federation of Victims of Attacks and Collective Accidents) is an organization created by victims of the great catastrophes of the 80s and 90s. It helps the victims of catastrophes or attacks in their care and support Both administratively and physically or judicially.