Personal Information

Family Partner Olga Kharlan

Residence Bologna, ITA

Occupation Police Athlete

Languages English, Italian

License number 25071987001


World Cup1348
Chicago (USA), 2014-05-02Isla de Margarita (VENEZUELA), 2010-06-13Athènes (GREECE), 2009-01-31
Alger (ALGERIA), 2018-11-16Dallas (USA), 2009-06-19
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-11-15Chicago (USA), 2013-05-03
Padoue (ITALY), 2014-02-14
Grand Prix1-56
Cancun (MEXICO), 2016-12-16Moscow (RUSSIA), 2010-02-12
Plovdiv (BULGARIA), 2013-01-19
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2014-03-08
Varsovie (POLAND), 2014-05-17
Montreal (CANADA), 2020-01-10
Olympic Games-1-1
Tokyo (JAPAN), 2021-07-24

Sport Specific Information

Why this sport? He followed his older brother into the sport.

Club / Team GS Fiamme Gialle [ITA] / Virtus Scherma Bologna [ITA]:

Name of coach Andrea Terenzio [personal]

Training Regime He trains for up to six hours a day.

Handedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Gigi (Federazione Italiana Scherma YouTube channel, 09 Jul 2018)

Hobbies Playing video games, music. (Instagram profile, 23 Mar 2021; Italia Team Facebook page, 23 Mar 2020)

Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze in team sabre at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Federazione Italiana Scherma YouTube channel, 09 Jul 2018)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Sport should be fun. This is the first thing. I have had too many friends in fencing who were phenomena, but due to excessive personal and family expectations they have not learned to lose. In sport, more than celebrating a victory, you have to understand how to recover from a defeat." (fanpage.it, 15 Jan 2021)

Famous relatives His partner Olga Kharlan has represented Ukraine in fencing, and won medals at the Olympic Games in 2008, 2012, and 2016. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Apr 2021; Kharlan Olga Instagram profile, 24 Mar 2021)

Ambitions To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (fanpage.it, 15 Jan 2021)


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