Company: RAI Radiotelevisione italiana
Section: DOCUMENTARY – GREAT CHAMPIONS
Director: Roberto Burchielli
Producer: RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana
Time: 94 min
The new Rai programme tells the stories of great modern personalities of the Italian society through interviews, archive material and fiction of the key moments of their life. In the first episode, Federica Pellegrini talks about her life and weaknesses, the first successes and the dark moments. Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Bulimia and panic attacks. The first time she entered an swimmignpool and the willpower it needs to never give up. Love, tattoos, the passion for high heels, nights at the discoteque with friends and sleepless nights before the race.