Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is the most populated city in Abruzzo, with 119,217 residents. Located on the Adriatic coast at the mouth of the Aterno-Pescara River, the present-day municipality was formed in 1927 joining the municipalities of the old Pescara fortress, the part of the city to the south of the river, Castellamare Adriatico, the part of the city to the north of the river; the surrounding area was formed into the province of Pescara. The main commercial street of the city is Corso Umberto I, which runs between two squares, starting from Piazza della Repubblica and reaching the seacoast in Piazza Primo Maggio; the rectangle that it forms with Corso Vittorio Emanuele II and Via Nicola Fabrizi is home of the main shopping district, enclosed in a driving restriction zone, where several of the best fashion shops are located. Corso Manthoné, the course of the old Pescara, for many years, been the center of the nightlife of the city.
City hall and the administration of the province are in Piazza Italia, near the river, in the area between here and the D'Annunzio University campus to the south, a business district has grown up over the years, while the Marina is situated to the immediate south of the mouth of the river. Pescara is served by an important international airport, the Abruzzo Airport, one of the major touristic ports of Adriatic Sea and Italy, the Port of Pescara. Pescara is situated at sea level on the Adriatic coast and has developed from some centuries BC onwards at the strategic position around the mouth of the Aterno-Pescara River; the coast is low and sandy and the beach extends, unbroken for some distance to both the north and the south of the river, reaching a width of 140 metres in the area around a pineta to the north. To the south the pine forest that once gave shade to bathers along much of the Adriatic coast, has disappeared near the beach, but remains within the Nature Reserve Pineta Dannunziana.
The urban fabric of the city spreads over a flat T-shaped area, which occupies the valley around the river and the coastal strip. To the northwest and the southwest, the city is expanding into the surrounding hills which were first occupied in the Neolithic period; the whole city is affected by the presence of groundwater, the level of which varies by up to a metre, being at its highest in spring due to snow melting in the mountains inland. The city is close to the mountains, the ski slopes of Passo Lanciano it only takes a 30 minutes drive. Pescara has a borderline Mediterranean climate and humid subtropical climate with hot summers and cool winters. Since it has only one summer month with less than 40 millimetres of rainfall, the city cannot be classified as Mediterranean. Not to mention, although there is a dry tendency in early summer, August is wetter than the winter month of February, unusual for the Mediterranean pattern; the average temperature is 24.5 °C in the warmest month. The lowest temperature recorded in the city was −13 °C on 4 January 1979.
The highest was registered on 30 August 2007 at 45 °C. Precipitation is low and concentrated in the late autumn. Pescara is a coastal city; when the wind is southwesterly, Pescara experiences a Foehn wind that reaches 100 km/h, causing a sudden increase in temperature and decrease in relative humidity, for that reason winters with temperatures that exceed 20 °C daily are not unknown. Under northeasterly winds Pescara suffers precipitation, weak, but can be much more intense if accompanied by a depression. From the north east comes winter weather from Siberia that, on average, brings abundant snowfalls every 3–4 years. In summer the weather is stable and sunny with temperatures that, thanks to the sea breeze exceed 35 degrees unless a southwesterly Libeccio is blowing. In summer, but in winter, the high humidity leads to morning and evening mist or haze. Pescara's origins precede the Roman conquest, it was founded to be the port of Vestini and Marrucini tribes to trade with the peoples of the Orient, a supporting role, held for centuries.
The name of both the town and the river was Aternum, it was connected to Rome through the Via Claudia Valeria and the Via Tiburtina. The main building was the temple of Jovis Aternium; the town was an important port for trade with the Eastern provinces of the Empire. In the Middle Ages it was destroyed by the Lombards. Saint Cetteus, the town's patron saint, was a bishop of the 6th century, elected to the see of Amiternum in Sabina in 590, during the pontificate of Gregory the Great, his legend goes that he was executed by the Lombards at Amiternum by being thrown off a bridge with a stone tied around his neck. In 1095 Pescara was a fishing village enriched with churches. In 1140 Roger of Sicily conquered the town, giving rise to a period in which it was destroyed by armies ravaging the Kingdom of Sicily; the name of Piscaria is mentioned for the first time in this period. Several seignors ruled over Pescara afterwards, including Rainaldo Orsini, Louis of Savoy and Francesco del Borgo, the vicar of king Ladislaus of Naples, who had the fortress and the tower built.
Hungary competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Austrian and Hungarian results at early Olympic Games are kept separate despite the union of the two nations as Austria-Hungary at the time. Seven athletes from Hungary competed in six sports; the Hungarian medals came on 18 entries in 15 events. The Hungarian athletes were successful in each event except the 110 metre hurdles, taking a silver, two bronzes, a 4th-place finish. Men Track & road eventsField events. Men Hajós won both events. Men Tapavicza was defeated by Dionysios Kasdaglis in the semifinals of the singles tournament. Tapavicza took last place in the weightlifting competition; the amount he lifted is unknown except that it was less than 90 kilograms, the amount lifted by the third through fifth place contestants. Tapavicza lost his only wrestling match. Lampros, S. P.. G.. J.. The Olympic Games: BC 776 – AD 1896. Athens: Charles Beck. Mallon, Bill; the 1896 Olympic Games. Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary.
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Rouzbeh Cheshmi is an Iranian football defender, who plays for Esteghlal and Iran national football team. Rouzbeh Cheshmi was born in Tehran, his family is from Chesham. Cheshmi began his career with Paykan, before moving to Persepolis in 2008. In 2011, he was loaned to Moghavemat Tehran to complete his mandatory military service. In 2013, Cheshmi handed a transfer request after Ali Daei asked him to have a trial with Persepolis' senior team and moved to Saba Qom. In his first season with Saba, Cheshmi scored one goal. Cheshmi signed a two-year deal with Esteghlal on 30 June 2015, he revealed that he down offers from a Bundesliga club to join Esteghlal. Upon his arrival, he chose to wear number 4, worn by Amir Hossein Sadeghi. Cheshmi made his debut for Esteghlal on 30 July 2015 against Siah Jamegan. On 3 March 2015, he torn his Cruciate ligament in a match against Padideh which caused him to miss the rest of the season, it was reported that he will miss the first half of 2016–17 season and the team coach Alireza Mansourian decided to exclude his name from Esteghlal's list for the first half of the season and was reported that he would return to the squad in January.
On 29 June 2016, he signed a 3-year contract extension with Esteghlal. He returned to training on 30 December 2016. However, due to the club's transfer ban which did not allow it to register any new players, Esteghlal could not include his name in their squad for the rest of season and meant that he would not be able to play for Esteghlal until the end of the season. Cheshmi scored his first goal for the club against Zob Ahan in a 1–1 draw on 20 September 2017. On 13 February 2018, Cheshmi made his AFC Champions League debut in a 2–2 group stage draw with Qatari club Al-Rayyan, he played 3 games at the 2010 Asian U16 Championships. He is part of Iran U–20 during 2012 AFC U-19 Championship qualification, 2012 CIS Cup, 2012 AFF U-19 Youth Championship and 2012 AFC U-19 Championship, he invited to Iran U-23 training camp by Nelo Vingada to preparation for Incheon 2014 and 2016 AFC U-22 Championship. He named in Iran U23 final list for Incheon 2014. Cheshmi was called up for the first time for the Iran senior team in August 2017 by coach Carlos Queiroz for Iran's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against South Korea and Syria.
He made his official debut as a substitute in 0–0 draw against South Korea on 31 August 2017. In May 2018, Cheshmi was named in Iran's preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, he made his debut in the competition on 15 June, playing the whole 90 minutes of the 1–0 group stage win against Morocco, helping his team to win their first World Cup match since 1998. After helping Iran to keep a clean sheet in their opening win over Morocco, the World Cup turned out to be a personal disappointment for him, as he suffered an injury during training session prior the game against the Spain, which ruled him out of the competition. Cheshmi was selected for 2019 AFC Asian Cup; as of 23 June 2019 As of 31 December 2018 results list Iran's goal tally first. Esteghlal Hazfi Cup: 2017–18