“FAIR PLAY LIFESTYLE MODEL” Category
She started playing rhythmic gymnastics when she was 5. When she was 14, she became part of the Italian team.
In 2002 she was nominated team captain, and proved that she is a real leader both in and out the floor.
Gymnastics has moulded her character by giving her values, such as honestness, brave, respect for her teammates and opponents and determination in her work.
She stands out because of her energy. She has won 100 medals with her team in international competitions. She is one of the Italian athletes with most medals ever.
She likes stilettos: “I think they taste of transgression , because I always wear my tracksuit and pointe shoes. On Saturday evening, it is such a pleasure to get dressed up and wear a 5-inch stiletto when we go out.”