Elisabetta Preziosa

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Elisabetta Preziosa
— Gymnast —
Elisabetta Preziosa.jpg
Personal information
Country represented  Italy
Born (1993-09-21) September 21, 1993 (age 21)
Tradate, Italy
Hometown Milan, Italy
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Club Gal Lissone
Head coach(es) Claudia Ferrè and Paolo Bucci
Choreographer Tiziana di Pilato
Music Tango (2010), Prelude (2011), The Piano Duet (2012)
Eponymous skills

stand on one leg with foot of free leg in forward hold above head for two seconds (balance beam)

one and a half (540) pirouette with free leg held at 180 split (balance beam)

Elisabetta Preziosa (born 21 September 1993) is an Italian artistic gymnast She represented her country at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Personal Information[edit]

Preziosa is a star of the reality television series Ginnaste - Vite Parallele on MTV Italy which follows the lives of seven elite gymnasts who train in Milan.[1]

Junior career[edit]

2008[edit]

In April, Preziosa competed at the European Championships in Clermont-Ferrand, France. She contributed an all around score of 54.825 toward the Italian team's fifth place finish.[2]

In May, Preziosa competed in the senior division of the Italian Championships in Arezzo, Italy. She placed fourth in the all around with a score of 56.000.[3] In event finals, she placed first on balance beam scoring 15.325 and fourth on floor scoring 13.950.[4]

Senior career[edit]

2009[edit]

At the end of June, Preziosa competed at the Mediterranean Games in Pescara, Italy. She contributed an all around score of 55.050 toward the Italian team's second place finish.[5] In the all around final, she placed second with a score of 56.450.[6] In event finals, she placed third on balance beam scoring 14.450 and first on floor scoring 14.175.[7]

In March Preziosa competed at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy. She contributed an all around score of 51.600 toward the Italian team's first place finish.[8]

In October, Preziosa competed at the World Championships in London, United Kingdom. She placed fifth in the balance beam final with a score of 14.200.[9]

2010[edit]

In March, Preziosa competed at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy. She contributed an all around score of 55.150 toward the Italian team's third place finish.[10]

At the end of April, Preziosa competed at the European Championships in Birmingham, United Kingdom. She contributed an all around score of 52.300 toward the Italian team's fifth place finish. In event finals, she placed sixth on balance beam with a score of 13.075.[11]

In October, Preziosa competed at the World Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In the team final, she contributed scores of 13.933 on vault and 14.000 on balance beam toward the Italian team's eighth place finish. In the all around final, she placed twenty-fourth with a score of 52.933.[12]

2011[edit]

In April, Preziosa competed at the European Championships in Berlin, Germany. In qualifications, she placed nineteenth all around with a score of 52.825 but did not move on to the final because of the two per country rule. In event finals, she placed third on the balance beam with a score of 14.325.[13]

In October, Preziosa competed at the World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. She contributed scores of 14.208 on balance beam and 13.308 on floor toward the Italian team's ninth place finish.[14]

2012[edit]

In January, Preziosa competed at the London Prepares series in London, United Kingdom. She contributed scores of 14.100 on balance beam and 13.466 on floor toward the Italian team's first place finish which meant that they qualified a full team to the Olympics.[15]

In June, Preziosa competed at the Italian Championships in Catania, Italy. She placed eighth in the all around competition with a score of 51.600[16] and third in the floor final with a score of 13.300.[17]

London Olympics[edit]

At the end of July, Preziosa competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. In qualification, she scored 13.733 on vault, 13.266 on balance beam, and 13.300 on floor to help the Italians qualify for the team final. In the team final, she contributed a balance beam score of 12.833 toward the Italian team's seventh placed finish.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ginnaste - Vite Parallele" (in Italian). MTV Italy. Retrieved 3 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "27th Women's European Artistis Gymnastics Championships Results" (PDF). Clermont-Ferrand, France: European Union of Gymnastics. 6 April 2008. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=348:parolari-wins-italian-nationals&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  4. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=350:italian-championships-conclude&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  5. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=999:french-women-edge-italy-in-pescara&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  6. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1004:dufournet-caranobe-win-mediterranean-games&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  7. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1011:french-finish-on-top-as-mediterranean-games-end&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  8. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=806:parolari-racea-win-in-jesolo&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  9. ^ http://fig.lx2.sportcentric.com/events/1153
  10. ^ "3° Trofeo Città di Jesolo" (PDF) (in Italian). Jesolo, Italy: Federazione Ginnastica D'Italia. 27 March 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  11. ^ "28th European Artistic Gymnastics Championships Results Book" (PDF). Birmingham, United Kingdom: European Union of Gymnastics. 2 May 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  12. ^ "42nd Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Results Book" (PDF). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. 24 October 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  13. ^ "4th European Artistic Gymnastics Individual Championships Results" (PDF). Berlin, Germany: European Union of Gymnastics. 10 April 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  14. ^ "43rd Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Results" (PDF). Tokyo, Japan: Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. 16 October 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  15. ^ http://fig.lx2.sportcentric.com/events/5240#
  16. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3309:ferrari-pozzo-claim-sixth-titles-in-catania&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  17. ^ http://www.intlgymnast.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3311:ferrari-pozzo-win-again-as-italian-nationals-end&catid=5:competition-reports&Itemid=221
  18. ^ "Gymnastics Artistic Results Book" (PDF). London, United Kingdom: Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. 7 August 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 

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