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Diego Occhiuzzi
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Occhiuzzi at the 2014 European Fencing Championships
Personal information
Born (1981-04-30) 30 April 1981 (age 43)
Naples, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb; 12 st 8 lb)
Country Italy
Sport Fencing
Weapon Sabre
Hand right-handed
Club CS Aeronautica Militare
Head coach Leonardo Caserta
FIE ranking current ranking
Medal record
Olympic Games
Silver 2012 London Individual
Bronze 2008 Beijing Team
Bronze 2012 London Team
World Championships
Gold 2015 Moscow Team
Silver 2010 Paris Team
Bronze 2007 St Petersburg Team
Bronze 2011 Catania Team
European Championships
Gold 2013 Zagreb Team
Gold 2014 Strasbourg Team

Diego Occhiuzzi (born 30 April 1981) is an Italian fencer and olympic medal winner in team sabre competition. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Men's sabre where he lost to Áron Szilágyi in the final round to win the silver medal. He was also part of the Italian men's sabre team that won the bronze medal.


Occhiuzzi has been most successful in team events, having won a bronze Olympic medals in both 2008 and 2012, a bronze, a silver, and another bronze from the 2007, 2010, and 2011 World Fencing Championships, and a gold from both the 2013 and 2014 European Fencing Championships. However, his best result is having placed second in the individual event at the 2012 Olympics. In the finals, he lost to Áron Szilágyi, 15–8.

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