(AGI) Rome, Sept 16 - Interior Minister Angelino Alfano thankedItaly's Fiamme Oro athletes at the Viminale Palace in Romeafter their participation in the European championships inBerlin. Alfano told them that the recognition they received atthe ministry on Tuesday was well deserved and came from theheart and with a smile from the minister and the chief ofpolice. "Behind every great athlete, there is a great team andtrainer. Thanks also goes to them for their great achievements.Thanks for the honour it has given our country and our flag,"said Alfano. (AGI) . .