Olympics: Italian Medal Winner Says No To Terrorism

Olympics: Italian medal winner says no to terrorism

RIO DE JANEIRO, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th August, 2016) - Italian star fencer medal winner Elisa de Francisca made an emotional call for a stand against terrorism and wore the European flag in tribute to the victims of the Paris and Brussels attacks as she collected her silver. "Europe exists and is united against terrorism.

I took the European flag onto the podium for the victims of Paris and Brussels. We cannot let terrorism win," said the 33-year-old after the medal ceremony late Wednesday. More than 165 people were killed in attacks in Paris in November and Brussels in March which were claimed by militants. "We should try to stay united and to love each other," Francisca added.