Occupation Armed Forces, Athlete
|Orléans (FRANCE), 2017-10-27||Orléans (FRANCE), 2014-11-21||Bolzano (ITALY), 2014-02-28|
|Sint-Niklaas (BELGIUM), 2017-11-17||Antalya (TURKEY), 2014-03-14|
|Athènes (GREECE), 2015-01-30|
|Caracas (VENEZUELA), 2015-10-09|
|Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2017-06-12||Strasbourg (FRANCE), 2014-06-07|
|Montreux (SWITZERLAND), 2015-06-07|
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport at age eight.
Why this sport? She was initially more interested in volleyball than fencing, but she changed her mind after discovering the sabre discipline.
Club / Team CS Carabinieri [ITA] / Frascati Scherma [ITA]:
Name of coach Leonardo Caserta [national]
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in team sabre at the 2017 World Championships in Leipzig, Germany. (Federazione Italiana Scherma YouTube channel, 05 Jul 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Fencing is a passion and for this reason the sacrifices I'm making to reach certain levels are worth it." (ricerca.gelocal.it, 25 Nov 2009)
Awards and honours In 2017 she received the Collare d'Oro from the Italian Olympic Committee [CONI]. (coni.it, 19 Dec 2017)
In 2017 she was recipient of the 'Donne per Napoli' [Women for Naples] Award in Italy. (napoli.fanpage.it, 20 Dec 2017; sport.ilmattino.it, 20 Nov 2015)
In 2016 she received the Silver Medal for Athletic Value from the Campania regional office of CONI. (campania.coni.it, 11 Nov 2016)
In 2009 and 2016 she was presented with the Princess Sichelgaita Award for Athlete of the Year. The honour is given women from Salerno, Italy, who stand out in the fields of science, the arts, culture, economy and sport. (cilentonotizie.it, 28 May 2018; gioacchinoalfano.com, 17 Jun 2016; liratv.com, 23 Jun 2009)
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