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Simone
Ercoli
ItalyItaly, ITA
Open water

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
05 May 1979
Residence
Empoli, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Police Officer
Languages
Italian

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four in Certaldo, Italy.
Why this sport?
His parents took him to a local swimming pool and he enjoyed it.
Club / Team
Fiamme Oro Napoli / TNT Empoli: Italy
Name of coach
Giovanni Pistelli [Toscana Empoli], ITA; Luca Pisopo [Fiamme Oro], ITA

General Interest

Injuries
He had shoulder surgery in July 2017. (gonews.it, 05 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Castelfiorentino, Italy. (valdelsasportiva.it, 06 Nov 2014)
Other sports
He has represented Italy in swimming, winning silver in the 1500m at the 2004 World Short Course Championships in Indianapolis, IN, United States of America. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Nov 2018)