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Paolo
PIZZO
Fie ranking
29
ITALIE
Age
35
04.04.1983
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Right
World championships (Senior Individual Medals)
2
Gold

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
23 novembre 2018 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SUISSE)
67
20 juillet 2018 Championnat du monde
Wuxi (CHINE)
17
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Last opponent
Paolo
PIZZO
Julian
SEIDL
vs
3
100% wins
Rank
29
ITA
0
0% wins
Rank
425
CZE

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
10.01.2019 Coupe du Monde Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (ALLEMAGNE)
12.01.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (ALLEMAGNE)
25.01.2019 Grand Prix du Qatar Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
08.02.2019 Coupe du Monde Сoupe du monde
Vancouver (CANADA)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
10.01.2019 Coupe du Monde Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (ALLEMAGNE)
12.01.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (ALLEMAGNE)
25.01.2019 Grand Prix du Qatar Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2018-11-23 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
67
2018-07-20 Championnat du monde
Wuxi (CHINA)
17
2017-12-08 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
3
2017-11-17 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
5
2017-10-27 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
9
2017-07-19 Championnat du monde
Leipzig (GERMANY)
1
2017-06-13 Championnats de zone
Tbilisi (GEORGIA)
2
2017-05-26 Grand Prix
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
8
2017-05-12 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
28
2017-03-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
41
2017-02-17 Сoupe du monde
Vancouver (CANADA)
14
2017-01-26 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
203
2016-12-09 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
51
2016-11-18 Сoupe du monde
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
35
2016-10-28 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
30
2016-08-09 Jeux Olympiques
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
25
2016-06-21 Championnats de zone
TORUN (POLAND)
11
2016-05-20 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
68
2016-04-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
14
2016-03-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
103
2016-02-12 Сoupe du monde
Vancouver (CANADA)
14
2016-01-21 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
82
2015-12-04 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
13
2015-11-13 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
38
2015-10-23 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
39
2015-07-14 Championnat du monde
Moscow (RUSSIA)
20
2015-06-07 Championnats de zone
Montreux (SWITZERLAND)
13
2015-05-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
34
2015-05-01 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
3
2015-03-20 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
33
2015-02-13 Сoupe du monde
Vancouver (CANADA)
20
2015-01-22 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
18
2014-12-05 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
20
2014-11-14 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
3
2014-10-24 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
23
2014-07-17 Championnat du monde
Kazan (RUSSIA)
15
2014-06-07 Championnats de zone
Strasbourg (FRANCE)
2
2014-05-23 Сoupe du monde
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
22
2014-05-10 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
14
2014-05-02 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
23
2014-03-22 Grand Prix
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
56
2014-02-21 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
79
2014-02-14 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
82
2014-01-24 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
184
2014-01-16 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
45
2013-08-06 Championnat du monde
Budapest (HUNGARY)
37
2013-06-16 Championnats de zone
Zagreb (CROATIA)
22
2013-05-24 Сoupe du monde
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
20
2013-05-11 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
33
2013-05-03 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
20
2013-03-23 Grand Prix
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
9
2013-03-15 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
18
2012-08-01 Jeux Olympiques
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN)
5
2012-06-15 Championnats de zone
Legnano (ITALY)
5
2012-06-02 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
18
2012-05-12 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
33
2012-03-16 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
3
2012-03-02 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
3
2012-02-10 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
9
2012-01-27 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
33
2011-10-09 Championnat du monde
Catania (ITALY)
1
2011-07-14 Championnats de zone
Sheffield (GREAT BRITAIN)
33
2011-06-17 Сoupe du monde
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
5
2011-06-04 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
5
2011-05-14 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
19
2011-04-29 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
2
2011-03-18 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
12
2011-03-04 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
9
2011-02-11 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
8
2011-01-14 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
19
2010-11-05 Championnat du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
20
2010-07-16 Championnats de zone
Leipzig (GERMANY)
10
2010-06-04 Сoupe du monde
Caguas (PUERTO RICO)
7
2010-05-07 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
10
2010-03-26 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
10
2010-03-05 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
6
2010-02-27 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
17
2010-02-13 Сoupe du monde
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 Сoupe du monde
Montréal (CANADA)
3
2009-05-09 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
12
2009-03-27 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
5
2009-03-06 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
2
2009-02-28 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
11
2009-02-07 Сoupe du monde
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 Сoupe du monde
Paris (FRANCE)
46
2008-03-28 Сoupe du monde
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
12
2008-03-07 Grand Prix
Stockholm (SWEDEN)
48
2008-03-01 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
8
2008-02-16 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
12
2008-02-09 Сoupe du monde
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 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
62
2007-02-10 Сoupe du monde
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
53
2007-02-02 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
96
2005-05-21 Сoupe du monde
Tallin (ESTONIA)
30
2005-05-06 Сoupe du monde
Legnano (ITALY)
31
2003-06-14 Сoupe du monde
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
15
2003-04-11 Championnat du monde
Trapani (ITALY)
8
2003-01-19 Сoupe du monde
Nîmes (FRANCE)
20
2003-01-04 Сoupe du monde
Budapest (HUNGARY)
5
2002-12-01 Сoupe du monde
Catania (ITALY)
2
2002-10-20 Сoupe du monde
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA)
3
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2018/2019 29 − 5 55.00
2017/2018 24 − 22 62.00
2016/2017 2 + 24 159.00
2015/2016 26 − 10 60.00
2014/2015 16 76.00
2013/2014 16 + 31 85.00
2012/2013 47 − 39 38.00
2011/2012 8 − 7 124.00
2010/2011 1 + 4 173.00
2009/2010 5 + 3 158.00
2008/2009 8 + 64 156.00
2007/2008 72 + 204 34.00
2006/2007 276 − 112 4.00
2004/2005 164 − 6 8.00
2002/2003 158 8.00
Junior
2002/2003 4 92.00
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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 [personal]
Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Listening to music, scuba diving, volleyball, tennis. (Facebook profile, 04 May 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement Claiming gold in individual epee at the 2011 World Championships in Catania, Italy, and winning silver in 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 In late 2017 he sustained an injury in his right elbow, which required him to undergo surgery and kept him out of action for seven months. He returned to competition in June 2018 at the Mediterranean Games in Tarragona, Spain. (liberta.it, 22 May 2018; Facebook page, 21 Jun 2018; pianetascherma.com, 25 Mar 2018)

He underwent 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 EMOTIONAL GOLD
He dedicated his victory in individual epee at the 2017 World Championships in Leipzig, Germany, to his late Russian coach Oleg Pouzanov, who passed away at age 74 in 2015. "This gold is for him. He was here with me, the lights turned on by themselves. He was guiding me from above." (iltempo.it, 07 Dec 2015; sportfair.it, 23 Jul 2017)

ILLNESS
At age 13 he had a 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'. He also serves as an ambassador for the Italian Association of Cancer Research [AIRC]. "I have been a fortunate guy. I think that the mental aspect has been fundamental. I learnt that I needed to be strong, to never surrender. They seem common sentences, but they are true. I suffer when I remember those days. But I talk about it to do an auto analysis. Now I teach people to never surrender." (lanotiziah24.com, 06 May 2015; ccaniene.com, 07 Jun 2016; corriere.it, 26 Jan 2018)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (sportfair.it, 23 Jul 2017)
Last opponent
Paolo
PIZZO
Julian
SEIDL
vs
3
100% wins
Rank
29
ITA
0
0% wins
Rank
425
CZE
History
  • Coupe du Monde (Berne) 2018-11-23 - A - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo SEIDL Julian
    5 2
  • Heidenheimer Pokal (Heidenheim) 2017-01-26 - A - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo SEIDL Julian
    5 4
  • Heidenheimer Pokal (Heidenheim) 2016-01-21 - A - S - E
    PIZZO Paolo SEIDL Julian
    5 4

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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