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DIEGO OCCHIUZZI Fencing

Date of birth: 30/04/1981

Place of Birth: Napoli

m. 1,80

kg. 80

Speciality Sabre individual

Biography

The 35 year old lands in Rio to defend the silver gained at London 2012 (but his palmares also sports two Olympic bronzes, five European golds and one world gold in team sabre). Having stepped on the platform for the first time when he was six, from the very beginning he considered sabre his “job”. The little free time he has he dedicates to his wife Valeria, to his daughter Aurora and to his gym. Neapolitan through and through, with strong roots to his land, he created, together with other Neapolitan champions, the “Milleculure” association (of which he is also president), with the intent of helping young people who are searching in sport an alternative to overcome the difficulties present in the suburb areas around Naples. With a passion for travelling, he would like to come back from Brazil with an Olympic souvenir.

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Medal table

Achievements at the Olympic Games

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Palmares

Records and medals in international, national and youth competitions

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Go to the Qualified Athletes List Status: Individual spots 26/03/2016
First Club: Circolo Nautico Posillipo
Club: Aeronautica
First Coach: Leonardo Caserta
Coach: Luigi Tarantino
Other sports: Football, tennis
Hobby: Cinema
Relationship Status: Married

Palmares

Olympic Games

3° Pechino 2008 – Squadra
23° Pechino 2008 – Individuale
2° Londra 2012 – Individuale
3° Londra 2012 – Squadra

World Championship

3° San Pietroburgo 2007 – Squadra
29° San Pietroburgo 2007 – Individuale
2° Antalya 2009 – Squadra
19° Antalya 2009 – Individuale
2° Parigi 2010 – Squadra
11° Parigi 2010 – Individuale
3° Catania 2011 – Squadra
11° Catania 2011 – Individuale
6° Budapest 2013 – Squadra
17° Budapest 2013 – Individuale
5° Kazan 2014 – Squadra
11° Kazan 2014 – Individuale
1° Mosca 2015 - Squadra
19° Mosca 2015 - Squadra

European Championship

7° Copenhagen 2004 – Individuale
8° Copenhagen 2004 – Squadra
9° Gand 2007 – Individuale
5° Gand 2007 – Squadra
29° Kiev 2008 – Individuale
5° Kiev 2008 – Squadra
22° Plovdiv 2009 – Individuale
1° Plovdiv 2009 – Squadra
8° Lipsia 2010 – Individuale
1° Lipsia 2010 – Squadra
9° Sheffield 2011 – Individuale
1° Sheffield 2011 – Squadra
5° Legnano 2012 – Individuale
4° Legnano 2012 – Squadra
8° Zagabria 2013 – Individuale
1° Zagabria 2013 – Squadra
5° Strasburgo 2014 – Individuale
1° Strasburgo 2014 – Squadra
9° Montreux 2015 – Individuale
2° Montreux 2015 – Squadra
12° Torun 2016 - Individuale
2° Torun 2016 - Squadra

 

World Cup

7° 2011-2012
4° 2012-2013
8° 2013-2014
11° 2014-2015


Olympic Games medal table

  gold silver bronze
Londra 2012 Sabre individual 0 1 0
Londra 2012 Sabre team 0 0 1
Pechino 2008 Sabre team 0 0 1
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