Personal Information

Residence Foggia, ITA

Occupation Police Athlete

Languages English, Italian

Higher education Sports Science - University of Foggia: Italy

License number 24011994001


World Cup1-34
Baltimore (USA), 2018-01-26New York (USA), 2017-01-27
Yangzhou (CHINA), 2017-03-24
Sint-Niklaas (BELGIUM), 2024-03-15
Zone Championships--11
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2023-06-18
Grand Prix1-12
Orléans (FRANCE), 2022-12-09Seoul (KOREA), 2017-03-31

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age eight.

Why this sport? Her mother encouraged her to join a local club, where she initially used plastic foils. She enjoyed the sport so stayed with the club.

Club / Team GS Fiamme Oro [ITA] / Circolo Schermistico Dauno [ITA]:

Name of coach Benedetto Buenza [CS Dauno]; Nicola Zanotti [national]

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Sport, travel, music, activities with children. (Facebook page, 17 Jun 2019)

Most influential person in career Coach Benedetto Buenza. (Arcidiocesi di Foggia-Bovino Facebook page, 04 Mar 2021)

Sporting philosophy / motto "There is a difference between people who do and do not participate in sport. Those who do sports have stronger character because sport teaches you about failure and how to overcome it, which is something that is missing in today's society." (Arcidiocesi di Foggia-Bovino Facebook page, 04 Mar 2021)

Awards and honours In 2017 she received the Golden Collar for Sporting Merit [Collare d'oro al merito sportivo] from the Italian Olympic Committee. (foggiatoday.it, 19 Dec 2017)

Ambitions To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (LinkedIn profile, 20 Apr 2024; federscherma.it, 13 Mar 2024; immediato.net, 17 Mar 2024; foggiatoday.it, 17 Mar 2024)

Other information FUTURE PLANS
She hopes to open a fencing club that allows children to train in the sport. (Arcidiocesi di Foggia-Bovino Facebook page, 04 Mar 2021)


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