Personal Information

Residence Rome, ITA

Occupation Police Athlete, Student

Languages English, Italian

Higher education Economics - Luiss Guido Carli: Rome, ITA

License number 18082001002


World Cup-123
Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2019-01-10Istanbul (TÜRKIYE), 2023-05-19
Saint-Maur (FRANCE), 2024-05-17
World Championship-1-1
Milan (ITALY), 2023-07-23
Zone Championships1--1
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2023-06-16
Grand Prix-112
Cali (COLOMBIA), 2023-05-05Doha (QATAR), 2022-01-28

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport at age seven.

Why this sport? His sister began practising fencing, so he wanted to do the same.

Club / Team GS Fiamme Oro [ITA] / Giulio Verne Scherma [ITA]:

Name of coach Maria Pia Bulgherini [Giulio Verne]; Massimo Ferrarese [Giulio Verne, national]

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Dancing, riding motorbikes. (Instagram profile, 02 Mar 2021; gazzetta.it, 04 Oct 2018)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in team epee at the 2023 World Championships in Milan, Italy. (tv.italiateam.sport, 01 May 2024)

Hero / Idol Italian dancer Roberto Bolle. (sport.luiss.it, 11 Feb 2021)

Injuries He sustained an injury while competing at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Torun, Poland. The injury prevented him from taking part in the team event. (pianetascherma.com, 13 Apr 2019)

Awards and honours In 2024 he received the Revelatory Male Athlete award at the Italian Sportrait Awards. (vernescherma.it, 13 Mar 2024)

In 2023 he received the Collare d'Oro for Sporting Merit from the Italian Olympic Committee [CONI]. (vernescherma.it, 24 Dec 2023; Instagram profile, 24 Dec 2023)

In 2023 he was presented with the Silver Blade of Honour by the Italian Fencing Federation. (vernescherma.it, 29 Sep 2023)

In 2019 he received the Italian Sportrait Award in the young athletes category. (italiansportraitawards.it, 01 Jan 2020)

He was flag bearer for Italy at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (repubblica.it, 09 Oct 2018)

Famous relatives His older sister Aurora and his younger brother Damiano have also represented Italy in fencing. Damiano won gold in individual foil and silver in team foil at the 2023 World Junior Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, while Aurora competed at the 2018 Satellite event in Bratislava, Slovakia. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Jun 2023; fencingverona2018.com, 06 Apr 2018; vernescherma.it, 19 Nov 2018; fie.org, 04 Feb 2018)

Ambitions To win a medal at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (parigi2024.coni.it, 07 May 2024)

Other information DANCE ENTHUSIAST
He enjoys classical and contemporary dance. He decided to attend a musical high school rather than a sporting one. "It's a passion that I inherited from my sister at age five or six, before fencing appeared at age seven." (gazzetta.it, 04 Oct 2018)


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