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CIPRESSA Erica

foil
Rank25
Pts61.00
Age23
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Mogliano Veneto, ITA

Occupation Police Officer

Languages Italian

Higher education Law - University of Padua: Italy

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup-112
Alger (ALGERIA), 2018-02-02Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2019-05-03
1--1
Napoli (ITALY), 2019-07-04

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age five in Mogliano Veneto. Italy.

Why this sport? Her father, an Olympic fencer, encouraged her to take up the sport. "My father was my first coach and initially it was just for fun. But when my athletics and fencing commitments overlapped I had to make a choice."

Club / Team Fiamme Oro: Rome, ITA

Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Photography. (tribunatreviso.gelocal.it, 30 Mar 2016)

Hero / Idol Italian fencer Valentina Vezzali. (tribunatreviso.gelocal.it, 30 Mar 2016)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Fencing is way of life. It strengthens you and helps you grow." (tribunatreviso.gelocal.it, 30 Mar 2016)

Other sports She has competed in athletics at national junior level. (tribunatreviso.gelocal.it, 30 Mar 2016)

Famous relatives Her father Andrea Cipressa represented Italy in fencing, and won gold in team foil at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. He has since worked for the Italian Fencing Federation [FIS], including as manager of the Italian men's and women's foil fencing teams. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Jul 2018; coni.it, 17 May 2018)

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