Italy: Promising athlete attacked in Turin street

They did it with the wrong person. I want to get to the bottom of this story.» Daisy Osakue, an Italian athlete of Nigerian origins, suffered a drive-by attack by two men throwing eggs at her face while she was crossing a street in Moncalieri, near Turin on Sunday night. She was taken to the Ophthalmic hospital of Turin, where she received medical treatment, as footage filmed on Monday shows... Еще. The motive of the aggression remains unknown. However, the 22-year-old athlete doesn't exclude that a racial aspect might be involved. «In my opinion, they were looking for a black person, a girl. There are often prostitutes in this area. Maybe they mistook me for one of them. They made a gesture that I don't know what it should symbolise. They got the wrong person,» she recalled the incident, adding that she is determined «to get to the bottom of this story.» Daisy Osakue also reassured her fans that despite the injuries she would still participate in the European Athletics Championships which is set to take place in Berlin next week.

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