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GIORGIO AVOLA Fencing

Date of birth: 08/05/1989

Place of Birth: Modica

m. 1,78

kg. 72

Speciality Foil team

Biography

Do not touch the “Count”’s gold. The current world champion arrives in Rio, together with the foil “Dream Team”, to defend the medal won with the other Italian team members at London 2012. With a Scientific Lyceum diploma, the Sicilian 27 year old left Modica and moved to Tuscany. It was the fault of his passion for fencing. His other passion is to play the guitar (his “masters” are Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton), even though for now he put this slightly to one side. He nevertheless listens to music, as it helps him overcome his tensions, and on the podium, he is ready to let out his classic scream at the end of the match: at the end of the day he is still a rock guitarist.

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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 17/01/2016
First Club: Conad Scherma Modica
Club: Fiamme Gialle
First Coach: Eugenio Migliore
Coach: Eugenio Migliore
Other sports: Table Tennis
Hobby: Guitar
Relationship Status: Single

Palmares

Olympic Games

1° Londra 2012 - Squadra

World Championship

9° Parigi 2010 – Individuale
3° Catania 2011 – Individuale
7° Catania 2011 – Squadra
1° Budapest 2013 – Squadra
21° Budapest 2013 – Individuale
3° Kazan 2014 – Squadra
11° Kazan 2014 – Individuale
1° Mosca 2015 – Squadra
23° Mosca 2015 - Individuale

European Championship

1° Lipsia 2010 – Squadra
17° Lipsia 2010 – Individuale
1° Sheffield 2011 – Squadra
1° Sheffield 2011 – Individuale
28° Legnano 2012 – Individuale
1° Legnano 2012 – Squadra
7° Zagabria 2013 – Squadra
16° Zagabria 2013 – Individuale
2° Strasburgo 2014 – Squadra
7° Strasburgo 2014 – Individuale
5° Montreux 2015 – Squadra
24° Montreux 2015 – Individuale
3° Torun 2016 - Individuale
2° Torun 2016 - Squadra

World Cup

2° 2010-2011


Olympic Games medal table

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