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VECCHI Irene
NOC Italy   
GenderWomen
Born 10 Jun 1989 in Livorno, ITA
Height1.70 m
Weight 56 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Livorno, ITA
Occupation Athlete, Police Officer
Languages Italian
Higher education Political Science - University of Pisa: Italy
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age eight.
Why this sport? Her mother was working at a fencing hall and decided to enrol Vecchi in classes.
Club / Team GS Fiamme Gialle [ITA]; Frascati Scherma [ITA]:
Name of coach Andrea Aquili [Frascati]; Giovanni Sirovich [national], ITA
Handedness Right

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Olympic Games
2016 4 Team Sabre Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Quarterfinal Individual Sabre London, England
World Championships
2018 4 Team Sabre Wuxi, China
2017 1 Team Sabre Leipzig, Germany
2017 3 Individual Sabre Leipzig, Germany
2013 3 Individual Sabre Budapest, Hungary
2011 7 Individual Sabre Catania, Italy
2011 7 Team Sabre Catania, Italy
2010 5 Individual Sabre Paris, France
2010 7 Team Sabre Paris, France
2009 5 Team Sabre Antalya, Turkey
2007 4 Team Sabre St. Petersburg, Russia
European Championships
2018 4 Team Sabre Novi Sad, Serbia
2017 1 Team Sabre Tbilisi, Georgia
2015 7 Individual Sabre Montreux, Switzerland
2013 3 Individual Sabre Zagreb, Croatia
2013 3 Team Sabre Zagreb, Croatia
2010 3 Team Sabre Leipzig, Germany
2008 6 Team Sabre Kiev, Ukraine
2006 5 Team Sabre Izmir, Turkey