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Martina
Caramignoli
ItalyItaly, ITA
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
25 May 1991
Height
168 cm
Residence
Rieti, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Police Officer
Languages
Italian

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three.
Why this sport?
Her brother also took part in swimming.
Club / Team
Fiamme Oro [ITA] / Aurelia Nuoto [ITA]:
Name of coach
Stefano Morini [personal, national], ITA
Training Regime
She trains at the Federal Training Centre in Ostia, Italy.

General Interest

Most influential person in career
Her parents. (roma.corriere.it, 19 Jan 2016)
Injuries
In 2018 she underwent surgery to remove cysts in both her wrist and her foot. (swimbiz.it, 15 May 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If the world was flat, I would probably have swum until it came out." (Facebook page, 05 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 and 2017 Athlete of the Year in Rieti, Italy. (rietinvetrina.it, 24 Dec 2015; sportfair.it, 24 Dec 2017)

She was named the 2014 RietiLife Personality of the Year in Italy. (rietilife.it, 30 Dec 2014)
Other sports
She has also represented Italy in open water swimming, and placed 12th in the 5km event at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (rietinvetrina.it, 18 Jun 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 20 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (swimbiz.it, 16 Jun 2017)
Other information
SPECIALITY SWITCH
She decided to switch to open water swimming for the 2017 season. (swim4lifemagazine.it, 10 Jul 2017)