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Date of birth: 06/01/1990

Place of Birth: Castel San Pietro Terme

m. 1,70

kg. 65

Speciality 100 m butterfly, 4 x 100 m medley relay


After a difficult season, conditioned by a shoulder injury, the former European and world champion in the short course 100m butterfly race, is flying again in this Olympic year. Twenty-five-year-old, ‘Iaia’ loves nail reconstruction, she adores cosmetics (if it were for her she’d spend the whole day at the perfumery) and enjoys the company of Cleo, her ginger cat who even has an Instagram account. She loves motorbike travelling because, after all, like most people from the Emilia region, motors are her passion: it’s not just the racing and the roaring of her favourite engines, (especially motorcars) but also the design and the details. In Rio, the Italian butterfly soars to win. It is not by chance that his favourite number 1.

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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 21/04/2016
First Club: Castello Nuoto
Club: Fiamme Azzurre
First Coach: Annalisa Negrini
Coach: Fabrizio Bastelli
Other sports: Scuba diving
Hobby: Music, drawing, fashion
Relationship Status: Single


Olympic Games

14° Pechino 2008 – 4x100 mista
5° Londra 2012 – 100 farfalla
11° Londra 2012 – 4x100 mista

World Championship

6° Barcellona 2013 – 100 farfalla
15°Kazan 2015 – 100 farfalla

European Championship

2° Debrecen 2012 – 4x100 mista
7° Debrecen 2012 – 50 farfalla
3° Berlino 2014 – 100 m farfalla
5° Berlino 2014 – 4x100 mista
3° Londra 2016 – 100 farfalla
2° Londra 2016 –4x100 mista

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