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NOC Italy   
Born 21 Aug 1984 in Rome, ITA
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Rome, ITA
Occupation Athlete, Police Officer
Languages English, Italian
Higher education Physiotherapy
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age 15.
Why this sport? Her brother was already involved in the sport but she was not really interested. However, a coach then convinced her to try it.
Club / Team Frascati Scherma [ITA] / GS Fiamme Azzurre [ITA]:
Name of coach Sandro Cuomo [national], ITA
Training Regime She trains for up to five hours a day.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Nicknames Pupona (, 19 Jun 2013)
Hobbies Movies, reading, listening to music, travelling, going out with friends. (, 05 Dec 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver in individual epee at the 2013 European Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. (, 05 Dec 2015)
Hero / Idol Italian footballer Francesco Totti. (, 10 Oct 2009)
Injuries She sustained injuries to her shoulder and her leg in 2008. (, 10 Oct 2009)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
World Championships
2014 3 Team Epee Kazan, Russia
2009 1 Team Epee Antalya, Turkey
European Championships
2013 2 Individual Epee Zagreb, Croatia
2013 4 Team Epee Zagreb, Croatia
2010 2 Team Epee Leipzig, Germany
2010 7 Individual Epee Leipzig, Germany
2008 3 Team Epee Kiev, Ukraine
2008 6 Individual Epee Kiev, Ukraine
2003 3 Team Epee Bourges, France