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Paolo
PIZZO
Fie ranking
2
ITALY
Age
34
04.04.1983
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Right
World championships (Senior Individual Medals)
2
Gold

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
19 July 2017 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
1
13 June 2017 Zone Championships
Tbilisi (GEORGIA)
2
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Last opponent
Paolo
PIZZO
Nikolai
NOVOSJOLOV
vs
4
80% wins
Rank
2
ITA
1
20% wins
Rank
3
EST

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
23.09.2017 Tournoi Satellite Satellite
Belgrade (SERBIA)
07.10.2017 Tournoi Satellite Satellite
Genève (SWITZERLAND)
19.10.2017 Championnats du monde Vétérans 70+ World Championship
Maribor (SLOVENIA)
19.10.2017 Championnats du monde Vétérans 60-69 World Championship
Maribor (SLOVENIA)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
23.09.2017 Tournoi Satellite Satellite
Belgrade (SERBIA)
07.10.2017 Tournoi Satellite Satellite
Genève (SWITZERLAND)
19.10.2017 Championnats du monde Vétérans 70+ World Championship
Maribor (SLOVENIA)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2017-07-19 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
1
2017-06-13 Zone Championships
Tbilisi (GEORGIA)
2
2017-05-26 Grand Prix
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
8
2017-05-12 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
28
2017-03-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
41
2017-02-17 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
14
2017-01-26 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
203
2016-12-09 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
51
2016-11-18 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
35
2016-10-28 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
30
2016-08-09 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
25
2016-06-21 Zone Championships
TORUN (POLAND)
11
2016-05-20 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
68
2016-04-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
14
2016-03-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
103
2016-02-12 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
14
2016-01-21 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
82
2015-12-04 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
13
2015-11-13 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
38
2015-10-23 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
39
2015-07-14 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
20
2015-06-07 Zone Championships
Montreux (SWITZERLAND)
13
2015-05-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
34
2015-05-01 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
3
2015-03-20 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
33
2015-02-13 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
20
2015-01-22 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
18
2014-12-05 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
20
2014-11-14 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
3
2014-10-24 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
23
2014-07-17 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
15
2014-06-07 Zone Championships
Strasbourg (FRANCE)
2
2014-05-23 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
22
2014-05-10 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
14
2014-05-02 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
23
2014-03-22 Grand Prix
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
56
2014-02-21 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
79
2014-02-14 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
82
2014-01-24 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
184
2014-01-16 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
45
2013-08-06 World Championship
Budapest (HUNGARY)
37
2013-06-16 Zone Championships
Zagreb (CROATIA)
22
2013-05-24 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
20
2013-05-11 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
33
2013-05-03 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
20
2013-03-23 Grand Prix
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
9
2013-03-15 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
18
2012-08-01 Olympic Games
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN)
5
2012-06-15 Zone Championships
Legnano (ITALY)
5
2012-06-02 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
18
2012-05-12 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
33
2012-03-16 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
3
2012-03-02 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
3
2012-02-10 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
9
2012-01-27 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
33
2011-10-09 World Championship
Catania (ITALY)
1
2011-07-14 Zone Championships
Sheffield (GREAT BRITAIN)
33
2011-06-17 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
5
2011-06-04 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
5
2011-05-14 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
19
2011-04-29 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
2
2011-03-18 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
12
2011-03-04 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
9
2011-02-11 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
8
2011-01-14 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
19
2010-11-05 World Championship
Paris (FRANCE)
20
2010-07-16 Zone Championships
Leipzig (GERMANY)
10
2010-06-04 World Cup
Caguas (PUERTO RICO)
7
2010-05-07 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
10
2010-03-26 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
10
2010-03-05 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
6
2010-02-27 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
17
2010-02-13 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
17
2010-01-29 Grand Prix
Legnano (ITALY)
3
2010-01-22 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
3
2009-06-12 Grand Prix
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
11
2009-05-29 World Cup
Montréal (CANADA)
3
2009-05-09 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
12
2009-03-27 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
5
2009-03-06 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
2
2009-02-28 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
11
2009-02-07 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
2
2009-01-30 Grand Prix
Legnano (ITALY)
42
2009-01-23 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
60
2009-01-16 Grand Prix
Koweit City (KUWAIT)
8
2008-05-10 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
46
2008-03-28 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
12
2008-03-07 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
48
2008-03-01 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
8
2008-02-16 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
12
2008-02-09 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
31
2008-02-01 Grand Prix
Legnano (ITALY)
72
2008-01-25 Grand Prix
Koweit City (KUWAIT)
98
2008-01-18 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
56
2007-03-03 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
62
2007-02-10 World Cup
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
53
2007-02-02 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
96
2005-05-21 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
30
2005-05-06 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
31
2003-06-14 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
15
2003-04-11 World Championship
Trapani (ITALY)
8
2003-01-19 World Cup
Nîmes (FRANCE)
20
2003-01-04 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
5
2002-12-01 World Cup
Catania (ITALY)
2
2002-10-20 World Cup
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA)
3
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2017/2018 2 159.0
2016/2017 2 + 24 159.0
2015/2016 26 − 10 60.0
2014/2015 16 76.0
2013/2014 16 + 31 85.0
2012/2013 47 − 39 38.0
2011/2012 8 − 7 124.0
2010/2011 1 + 4 173.0
2009/2010 5 + 3 158.0
2008/2009 8 + 64 156.0
2007/2008 72 + 204 34.0
2006/2007 276 − 112 4.0
2004/2005 164 − 6 8.0
2002/2003 158 8.0
Junior
2002/2003 4 92.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Marital status Married
Family Wife Lavinia Bonessio
Residence Guidonia, ITA
Occupation Athlete, Serves in the Air Force
Languages English, Italian
Higher education Sports Science

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age seven.
Why this sport? His father introduced him to the sport. "I used to play volleyball and football. My father took me to the gym one day to show me fencing and I realised that it was the sport for me."
Club / Team CS Aeronautica Militare: Italy
Name of coach Andrea Giommoni
Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Listening to music, scuba diving, volleyball, tennis. (Facebook page, 04 Jul 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a gold medal in individual epee at the 2011 World Championships in Catania, Italy, and his silver medal in the team epee at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Instagram profile, 07 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career His parents. (tiburno.tv, 18 Mar 2015)
Injuries He had an operation on his hand in November 2012. (cattolicanews.it, 03 May 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Fight for what you believe in and never give up." (tiburno.tv, 18 Mar 2015)
Famous relatives His wife Lavinia Bonessio has represented Italy in modern pentathlon, and won bronze in relay at the 2014 World Championships in Warsaw, Poland. She announced her retirement from the sport in late 2016. (fipm.it, 17 Dec 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 08 Jul 2015; pianetascherma.com, 12 Oct 2014)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (tiburno.tv, 18 Mar 2015)
Other information ILLNESS
At age 13 he had a benign tumour removed from his brain. He has written a book about his experiences titled 'The Winning Thrust: How I Beat Cancer and Realised My Dream.' (lanotiziah24.com, 06 May 2015; ccaniene.com, 07 Jun 2016)
Last opponent
Paolo
PIZZO
Nikolai
NOVOSJOLOV
vs
4
80% wins
Rank
2
ITA
1
20% wins
Rank
3
EST
History
  • Championnats du Monde (Leipzig) 2017-07-19 - CHM - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo NOVOSJOLOV Nikolai
    15 13
  • Championnats d'Europe (TORUN) 2016-06-21 - CHZ - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo NOVOSJOLOV Nikolai
    15 14
  • Championnats d'Europe (Strasbourg) 2014-06-07 - CHZ - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo NOVOSJOLOV Nikolai
    5 3
  • Glaive de Tallin (Tallin) 2012-03-02 - A - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo NOVOSJOLOV Nikolai
    14 15
  • Trophée Carroccio (Legnano) 2010-01-29 - GP - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo NOVOSJOLOV Nikolai
    15 12

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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