Aldo Montano (fencer born 1978)

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Aldo Montano
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Personal information
Born (1978-11-18) 18 November 1978 (age 36)
Livorno
Sport
Country Italy Italy

Aldo Montano (born 18 November 1978 in Livorno) is an Italian fencer and a four-time Olympic medalist.

He received a gold medal in sabre individual at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1][2] On October 11th, 2011, he won the gold medal at the World Championships in Catania, Italy.

Biography[edit]

His father, Mario Aldo Montano and grandfather, Aldo Montano, also competed for Italy as fencers at the Olympic Games.

He was romantically linked with the showgirl Manuela Arcuri,[3] is currently engaged to the showgirl Antonella Mosetti.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Montano is one of the most successful Italian sabre fencers of all time, surpassing the success of his father and grandfather as fencers. He has four Olympic medals, one gold for the individual event in 2004, a silver for the team event in 2004 and a bronze for the team events in 2008 and 2012, respectively. He has also been very successful at the World Championships, having one gold medal, five silver medals and three bronze medals for individual and team events. Montano also has seven European Championships medals, five of them gold, as well as a gold medal from the 2005 Mediterranean Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – Fencing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 28, 2008)
  2. ^ "Aldo Montano Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  3. ^ "Scoppia la coppia Arcuri-Montano: «Lei pensa soltanto al suo lavoro»" (in Italian). ilgiornale.it. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Antonella Mosetti e Aldo Montano, amore infinito: nozze e figlio in arrivo" (in Italian). oggi.it. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 

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