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KIRPU Erika

epee
Rank55
Pts33.00
Age26
HandR

Personal Information

Family Partner Enrico Garozzo

Residence Italy

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Estonian, Russian

Higher education Social and Behavioral Science - Tallinn University of Technology: Estonia

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup1124
Legnano (ITALY), 2016-05-20Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2015-02-13St-Maur (FRANCE), 2012-03-23
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2017-05-05
World Championship--11
Kazan (RUSSIA), 2014-07-17
Grand Prix-112
Doha (QATAR), 2014-12-06Budapest (HUNGARY), 2012-02-25
--11
Baku (AZERBAIJAN), 2015-06-23
1124
Turku (FINLAND), 2011-10-23Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2012-01-22Oslo (NORWAY), 2011-11-27
Turku (FINLAND), 2013-10-13

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She took up the sport at age seven, and began competing in 2004.

Club / Team Tartu Kalev: Estonia

Name of coach Irina Satanenko [club]; Kaido Kaaberma [national], EST

Handedness Right

General Interest

Sporting philosophy / motto "Out of difficulties grow miracles." (Facebook page, 13 Jun 2018)

Awards and honours She was part of Estonia's Team of the Year for 2013, 2014 and 2017. (Facebook page, 18 Jun 2018; laanlane.ee, 27 Dec 2017)

She was named the 2014 Best Female Athlete in Estonia. (Facebook page, 18 Jun 2018)

Famous relatives Her partner Enrico Garozzo has represented Italy in fencing. He was part of the men's epee squad that won team silver at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Her father Viktor has represented Estonia in fencing and has served as the head coach of the Estonian fencing team. (postimees.ee, 11 Oct 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 15 Jun 2017; sport.ohtuleht.ee, 22 Mar 2017; tartupostimees.ee, 20 Apr 2012)

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