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AVOLA Giorgio
NOC Italy   
GenderMen
Born 08 May 1989 in Modica, ITA
Height1.78 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Partner Rachele Sipione
Residence Rome, ITA
Occupation Athlete, Police Officer, Student
Languages English, Italian
Higher education Economics, Management - University Guido Carli: Rome, ITA
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Scherma Modica [ITA] / Fiamme Gialle [ITA]:
Name of coach Eugenio Migliore [national], ITA
Handedness Right
General Interest
Nicknames Il Conte [The Count]. (schermamodica.it, 26 Jan 2017)
Awards and honours In 2018 he received the Collare d'Oro [Golden Necklace] for Sports Merit from the Italian Olympic Committee [CONI]. (sport.luiss.it, 19 Dec 2018)

In September 2013 he was named Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in recognition of his achievements in sport. (corrierediragusa.it, 16 Sep 2013)
Other information COFFEE LOVER
He considers himself a coffee enthusiast. "Actually, coffee is like a life companion. I can't help. It has been an optimal help, specially when I started my double career [as an athlete and student]. The morning's coffee is a must. When I am overseas, and it is difficult to find a good espresso I opt for a filter or an American coffee." (thesignmoak.com, 19 Feb 2019)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 4 Team Foil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2016 Quarterfinal Individual Foil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 1 Team Foil London, England
World Championships
2018 1 Team Foil Wuxi, China
2018 Quarterfinal Individual Foil Wuxi, China
2017 1 Team Foil Leipzig, Germany
2014 3 Team Foil Kazan, Russia
2011 3 Individual Foil Catania, Italy
2011 7 Team Foil Catania, Italy
European Championships
2019 3 Team Foil Düsseldorf, Germany
2018 2 Team Foil Novi Sad, Serbia
2018 3 Individual Foil Novi Sad, Serbia
2017 3 Individual Foil Tbilisi, Georgia
2017 3 Team Foil Tbilisi, Georgia
2016 3 Individual Foil Torun, Poland
2014 7 Individual Foil Strasbourg, France
2013 7 Team Foil Zagreb, Croatia
2011 1 Individual Foil Sheffield, England
2010 1 Team Foil Leipzig, Germany