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Luca Curatoli
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Personal information
Born 25 July 1994 (1994-07-25) (age 27)
Naples, Italy
Sport
Country Italy
Sport Fencing
Weapon Sabre
Hand left-handed
National coach Giovanni Sirovich
Club
  • Fiamme Oro
  • Circolo Posillipo
Head coach Leonardo Caserta
FIE ranking current ranking

Luca Curatoli (born 25 July 1994) is an Italian left-handed sabre fencer, 2015 team world champion, and 2021 team Olympic silver medalist.

Career

Curatoli is the half-brother of 1995 sabre world champion Raffaello Caserta and of Leonardo Caserta, who coaches him at Circolo Posillipo. In 2014 he won the gold medal at the Junior European Championships in Jerusalem and took a double gold haul at the Junior World Championships in Plovdiv.

In the 2014-15 season he climbed his first World Cup podium with a bronze medal in Warsaw. These results had him selected into the Italian senior national team, with whom he was silver medallist at the 2015 European Championships. At the 2015 World Fencing Championships, his first participation in this type of event, he achieved the best Italian performance in men's sabre by reaching the table of 16, where he was defeated by reigning Olympic champion Áron Szilágyi. In the team event, Italy prevailed successively over the Czech Republic, Mexico, Romania and France to reach the final, where they met host Russia. Curatoli was chosen to open the match against Nikolay Kovalev and hold his stead in his following relays, helping his team to win the gold medal.

Medal Record

Olympic Games

Year Location Event Position
2021 Japan Tokyo, Japan Team Men's Sabre 2nd

World Championship

Year Location Event Position
2015 Russia Moscow, Russia Team Men's Sabre 1st
2017 Germany Leipzig, Germany Team Men's Sabre 3rd
2018 People's Republic of China Wuxi, China Team Men's Sabre 2nd
2019 Hungary Budapest, Hungary Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
2019 Hungary Budapest, Hungary Team Men's Sabre 3rd

European Championship

Year Location Event Position
2015 Switzerland Montreux, Switzerland Team Men's Sabre 2nd
2016 Poland Toruń, Poland Team Men's Sabre 2nd
2017 Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
2017 Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia Team Men's Sabre 2nd
2018 Serbia Novi Sad, Serbia Team Men's Sabre 2nd
2019 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany Team Men's Sabre 3rd

Grand Prix

Date Location Event Position
03/31/2017 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
06/02/2017 Russia Moscow, Russia Individual Men's Sabre 1st
05/11/2018 Russia Moscow, Russia Individual Men's Sabre 2nd
05/24/2019 Russia Moscow, Russia Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
01/10/2020 Canada Montreal, Canada Individual Men's Sabre 2nd

World Cup

Date Location Event Position
02/20/2015 Poland Warsaw, Poland Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
05/13/2016 Spain Madrid, Spain Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
11/04/2016 Senegal Dakar, Senegal Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
02/02/2018 Italy Padua, Italy Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
02/01/2019 Poland Warsaw, Poland Individual Men's Sabre 2nd
03/08/2019 Italy Padua, Italy Individual Men's Sabre 1st
02/21/2020 Poland Warsaw, Poland Individual Men's Sabre 3rd
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