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Date of birth: 22/12/1979

Place of Birth: Borgomanero


Kg. 70

Speciality 12-team Tournament


The first of 544 matches played with the national team (an absolute record) dates back to 1998, when she made her debut winning against Brazil. And it is in Carioca land that the Italian tosser will play in the fifth Olympic Games of her career, and try again to step on the most prestigious of podiums. As part of the Italian national team she played and won practically every competition, whereas at club level her career is associated mostly with Bergamo, though she also played in Turkey, with the Galatasaray first and then with Fenerbahce. She won an important challenge also outside the field when she recovered without consequences form a small operation to remove a breast tumour which was diagnosed in 2011.

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Records and medals in international, national and youth competitions

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Go to the Qualified Athletes List Status: Individual spots 21/05/2016
First Club: Pallavolo Omegna
Club: Foppapedretti Bergamo
First Coach: Paolo Cerutti
Coach: Stefano Lavarini
Position: Setter
Other sports: Skiing, tennis
Hobby: Music, photography, writing
Relationship Status: Single


Olympic Games

9° Sidney 2000

5° Atene 2004

5° Pechino 2008

5° Londra 2012

World Championship

5° Osaka 1998
1° Berlino 2002
4° Osaka 2006
5° Tokyo 2010
4° Milano 2014

European Championship

3° Roma 1999
2° Varna 2001
2° Zagabria 2005
1° Lussemburgo 2007
1° Lodz 2009

World Cup

1° Nagoya 2007

1° Tokyo 2011

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