Personal Information

Family Partner Alice Volpi

Residence Siena, ITA

Occupation Athlete, Police Officer, Student

Languages Italian

Higher education Medicine - University of Rome Tor Vergata: Italy

License number 04081992000


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 decided to focus on fencing at age 17.

Why 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

Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Dani (Facebook profile, 06 Aug 2017)

Hobbies Reading, watching films, watching football. (sport.sky.it, 13 Jul 2019; 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 silver in team epee at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. His partner Alice Volpi has also represented Italy in the sport. She won gold in individual foil at the 2018 World Championships in Wuxi, People's Republic of China. (Alice Volpi Instagram profile, 09 Apr 2020; sport.sky.it, 13 Jul 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 06 Jul 2017; oasport.it, 06 Dec 2016; pianetascherma.com, 13 Jun 2015)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and to become a doctor. (ilmamilio.it, 27 Mar 2020)


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