Arianna Errigo

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Arianna Errigo
Arianna Errigo podium 2013 Fencing WCH FFS-IN t204404.jpg
Personal information
Born 6 June 1988 (1988-06-06) (age 26)
Monza, Italy
Weapon(s) Foil
Hand left
Club Carabinieri

Arianna Errigo (born 6 June 1988) is an Italian foil fencer. She won a silver in women's individual foil and a gold in the women's team foil at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Biography[edit]

In the women's individual foil at the 2012 Summer Olympics she denied Valentina Vezzali of her fourth successive gold medal in the competition by defeating her 15–12 in the semi-finals.[2] She went on to win the silver medal in the event, losing in extra time to Elisa Di Francisca.[3]

At the 2013 and 2014 World Championships, Errigo won 2 consecutive gold medals in the individual event.[4]

Prize List[edit]

Event Individual Team Total
Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
Olympics 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
World Championships 2 1 1 4 1 0 6 2 1
European Championships 0 0 2 6 0 0 6 0 2
Total 2 2 3 11 1 0 13 3 3
Fencing World Cup
  • Simple gold cup.svg Foil (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event
2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London 2nd Foil individual
1st Foil Team

World Championships[edit]

Season Competition Venue Position Event
2009 World Fencing Championships Turkey Antalya 3rd Foil individual
1st Team Foil
2010 World Fencing Championships France Paris 2nd Foil individual
1st Team Foil
2011 World Fencing Championships Italy Catania
2nd Team Foil
2013 World Fencing Championships Hungary Budapest 1st Individual Foil
1st Team Foil
2014 World Fencing Championships Russia Kazan 1st Team Foil
1st Foil individual


Honours and awards[edit]

 Italy: Commendatore Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (Italian for: Commander Order of Merit of the Italian Republic), 5 June 2013. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arianna Errigo Biography - European Fencing Confederation". eurofencing.info. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Arianna Errigo to vie for gold". ESPN. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "London 2012: Elisa Di Francisca claims Olympic fencing gold". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Arcobelli, Stefano (19 July 2013). "Mondiali, scherma, fioretto, tris Italia: Errigo oro Batini argento Vezzali bronzo". gazzetta.it (in Italian). Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  5. ^ (Italian) Commendatore Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana Sig.ra Arianna Errigo. Retrieved 22 July 2014.

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