Further personal information
Mechanical Engineering - University of Rome: Italy
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He started playing water polo at a young age. He played for several years including competing in the Italian national championship, until his accident in 2010. He then began swimming in 2011.
Why this sport?
He likes like the competitiveness of swimming and training with people of similar standards and fitness.
Club / Team
SSD Santa Lucia: Rome, ITA
Name of coach
Riccardo Vernole [national, club] ; Gianluca Cacciamano [club]
Music, motorbikes. (ask.fm, 01 Nov 2013)
In June 2010 he was involved in a front-on accident with a car while driving his motorbike. The accident resulted in a permanent injury to his right arm. After undergoing physiotherapy, he had to re-learn to swim with the support of fellow Italian swimmer Giulia Lazzari. (swimbiz.it, 15 Jul 2013; ask.fm, 01 Nov 2013)