Residence Rome, ITA
|Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2019-01-10|
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 Giulio Verne Scherma Roma [ITA] / Fiamme Oro [ITA]:
Name of coach Maria Pia Bulgherini [personal]; Massimo Ferrarese [personal]
Hobbies Dancing. (gazzetta.it, 04 Oct 2018)
Injuries He sustained an injury while competing at the 2019 World Junior Championships in Torun, Poland. The injury prevented him to take part in the team event. (pianetascherma.com, 13 Apr 2019)
Awards and honours He was Italy's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (repubblica.it, 09 Oct 2018)
In 2018 he received a medal from the city of Rome, Italy, as an acknowledgement for his sporting achievements. (gazzettaregionale.it, 14 May 2018)
Famous relatives His older sister Aurelia and his younger brother Damiano are also fencers who competed in youth events in Italy. (fencingverona2018.com, 06 Apr 2018; vernescherma.it, 19 Nov 2018)
Other information DANCE ENTHUSIAST
Besides his sporting career he likes classical and contemporary dance. He opted for a musical high school rather than a sporting one. "I like dance, and opting for a musical lyceum gives me more chance to practise it. I can study for three days, and the rest I can focus on dance. 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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