Desirée Baumert, Pia Tolle and Isabell Marquard will compete in three weeks at the 10th European Youth Olympic Summer Festival 2009 in Tampere, FIN (July 18th – 25th).
At a friendly meet between the junior teams (age classes 14 & 15) from GBR, FRA, ITA and SUI last weekend in Spergau, GER, Isabell Marquard (12th AA) earned the last spot on the team.
The Italian team placed first, GER second, SUI third & FRA fourth. The Italian girls Carlotta Ferlito, Chiara Gandolfi and Andrea Foti placed 1st (55.150) – 2nd (54.350) – 3rd (54.300). Sara Catanzaro (SUI) was on fourth place with 53.900, Desirée Baumert was fifth (53.650) and Pia Tolle sixth (53.600).