Further Personal Information
||Partner Alice Volpi
||Athlete, Police Officer, Student
||Medicine - University of Rome Tor Vergata: Italy
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He first took up the sport in his garage. "It has helped shape my character. I was training with a dummy."
|Club / Team
||GS Fiamme Gialle [ITA] / NEC Nantes [FRA]:
|Name of coach
||David Bucquet [Nantes]; Andrea Cipressa [national], ITA
||He trains for six hours a day. He works on technique in the morning and goes to the gym in the afternoon.
||Dani (Facebook profile, 06 Aug 2017)
||Reading, watching films. (catania.liveuniversity.it, 16 Jan 2017)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning gold in individual foil at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (fie.org, 07 Aug 2016)
|Most influential person in career
||Coach Fabio Galli. (pianetascherma.com, 17 Oct 2014)
|Hero / Idol
||Italian fencers Andrea Baldini and Stefano Barrera. (corrieredellosport.it, 28 Sep 2016)
||In October 2017 he required surgery on a collapsed lung. (catania.meridionews.it, 26 Oct 2017)
||His brother Enrico has represented Italy in fencing. He won bronze in individual epee at the 2014 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. His partner Alice Volpi has also represented Italy in the sport. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Jul 2017; oasport.it, 06 Dec 2016; pianetascherma.com, 13 Jun 2015)
||To compete at future editions of the Olympic Games, and to become a doctor. (corrieredellosport.it, 28 Sep 2016)