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CURATOLI Luca
NOC Italy   
GenderMen
Born 25 Jul 1994 in Naples, ITA
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Naples, ITA
Occupation Athlete, Police Officer, Student
Languages English, Italian
Higher education Law - University Guido Carli: Rome, ITA
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? He was encouraged to take up the sport by his half-brothers Raffaello Caserta and Leonardo Caserta.
Club / Team GS Fiamme Oro: Italy
Name of coach Leonardo Caserta [brother], ITA; Roberto De Cesare [fitness]
Training Regime He trains at both Club Scherma Chiaia and Champ Napoli fencing clubs in Naples, Italy.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold in team sabre at the 2015 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation. (Instagram profile, 21 Jun 2017)
Awards and honours In 2017 he received the Golden Lion for Sporting Effort at the China Awards in Italy. The Golden Lion is awarded to personalities within culture, sport and show business who stand out in the relationships between Italy and the People's Republic of China. (fondazioneitaliacina.it, 05 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives His half-brothers Raffaello Caserta and Leonardo Caserta have both been involved in fencing. Raffaello competed at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, winning a bronze medal in team sabre in Atlanta in 1996. Leonardo has worked as Curatoli's coach. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Jun 2017; federscherma.it, 15 Jun 2017; cnposillipo.org, 18 Jul 2015; poliziadistato.it, 18 Jul 2015)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
World Championships
2019 3 Team Sabre Budapest, Hungary
2018 2 Team Sabre Wuxi, China
2017 3 Team Sabre Leipzig, Germany
2017 5 Individual Sabre Leipzig, Germany
European Championships
2019 3 Team Sabre Düsseldorf, Germany
2018 2 Team Sabre Novi Sad, Serbia
2018 2 Team Sabre Novi Sad, Serbia
2018 8 Individual Sabre Novi Sad, Serbia
2017 2 Team Sabre Tbilisi, Georgia
2017 3 Individual Sabre Tbilisi, Georgia