Personal Information

Family Partner Alice Volpi

Residence Rome, ITA

Occupation Athlete, Police Officer, Student

Languages Italian

Higher education Medicine - University of Rome Tor Vergata: Italy

World Cup2349
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2017-05-05Paris (FRANCE), 2015-01-16St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2015-05-01
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-03-01Paris (FRANCE), 2018-01-19Bonn (GERMANY), 2016-02-05
Paris (FRANCE), 2020-01-10Tokyo (JAPAN), 2019-01-25
Tokyo (JAPAN), 2019-12-13
World Championship--11
Leipzig (GERMANY), 2017-07-20
Zone Championships13-4
Tbilisi (GEORGIA), 2017-06-12Montreux (SWITZERLAND), 2015-06-05
Novi Sad (SERBIA), 2018-06-16
Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-17
Grand Prix--22
La Havane (CUBA), 2015-03-13
Long Beach, California (USA), 2017-03-17
Olympic Games1--1
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2016-08-07
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN), 2012-12-02

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He first took up the sport in his garage. "It has helped shape my character. I was training with a dummy."

Club / Team GS Fiamme Gialle [ITA] / Frascati Scherma [ITA]:

Name of coach Fabio Galli [national]

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Dani (Facebook profile, 06 Aug 2017)

Hobbies Reading, watching films. (catania.liveuniversity.it, 16 Jan 2017)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in individual foil at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (fie.org, 07 Aug 2016)

Hero / Idol Italian fencers Andrea Baldini and Stefano Barrera. (corrieredellosport.it, 28 Sep 2016)

Injuries In October 2017 he required surgery on a collapsed lung. (catania.meridionews.it, 26 Oct 2017)

Awards and honours In 2018 he was recipient of the Collare d'Oro [Golden Necklace] the highest award presented by the Italian Olympic Committee [CONI]. (frascatischerma.it, 19 Dec 2018)

Famous relatives His brother Enrico has represented Italy in fencing. He won bronze in individual epee at the 2014 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. His partner Alice Volpi has also represented Italy in the sport. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Jul 2017; oasport.it, 06 Dec 2016; pianetascherma.com, 13 Jun 2015)

Ambitions To compete at future editions of the Olympic Games, and to become a doctor. (corrieredellosport.it, 28 Sep 2016)


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