14 April 1990 |
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lb; 8.7 st)|
|Sport||Short track speed skating|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||500 m: 42.829
1000 m: 1:29.990
1500 m: 2:15.753
3000 m: 5:01.187
Arianna Fontana (born 14 April 1990) is an Italian short track speed skater, who won bronze in the 3000m relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She placed 11th in the 500m and 6th in the 1000m. Arianna specializes in the 500m event.
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, she won a bronze medal in the 500 metre event, was eliminated in the semifinals of the 1500 metre event, and was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the 1000 metre event.
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, she was upgraded from a bronze to a silver medal in the 500m event after colliding with British skater Elise Christie. Christie was disqualified after causing a crash in the final. She won a bronze medal in the 1500m event and in the Team-event.
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