He competed in the men's lightweight double sculls with Elia Luini at the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he competed in the men's lightweight quadruple sculls, finishing in 4th.
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- "2016 OLYMPIC GAMES REGATTA – (LM4-) Lightweight Men's Four – Final". www.worldrowing.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
- "2011 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS – Bled, SLO – (LM1x) Lightweight Men's Single Sculls – Final". www.worldrowing.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
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