Arianna Errigo facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsArianna Errigo
|Born||6 June 1988
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|FIE ranking||current ranking|
Errigo is an athlete of the Centro Sportivo Carabinieri.
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. She went on to win the silver medal in the event, losing in extra time to Elisa Di Francisca.
At the 2013 and 2014 World Championships, Errigo won 2 consecutive gold medals in the individual event.
After the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she failed to medal, Errigo announced an interest in qualifying for both foil and sabre at the 2020 Summer Olympics. Errigo eventually won a sabre silver in the Cancun event of the 2017–18 Fencing World Cup.
|Summer Olympic Games||0||1||0||1||0||1||1||1||1|
- Fencing World Cup
|2012||Olympic Games||London||2nd||Foil individual|
|2016||Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro||9th||Foil individual|
|2021||Olympic Games||Tokyo||3rd||Foil Team|
|2009||World Fencing Championships||Antalya||3rd||Foil individual|
|2010||World Fencing Championships||Paris||2nd||Foil individual|
|2011||World Fencing Championships||Catania||33rd||Foil individual|
|2013||World Fencing Championships||Budapest||1st||Individual Foil|
|2014||World Fencing Championships||Kazan||1st||Individual foil|
|2015||World Fencing Championships||Moscow||3rd||Individual foil|
|2016||World Fencing Championships||Rio de Janeiro||2nd||Team Foil|
|2017||World Fencing Championships||Leipzig||3rd||Individual foil|
|2018||World Fencing Championships||Wuxi||3rd||Individual foil|
Honours and awards
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