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Linda
Cerruti
ItalyItaly, ITA
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
07 October 1993
Height
173 cm
Residence
Noli, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Serves in the Navy
Languages
Italian, Russian

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2000.
Why this sport?
"It happened by accident. After learning to swim at the age of six, a synchronised swimming course opened. The idea of dancing in the water was a thrill to me."
Club / Team
Rari Nantes Savona [ITA] / GS Marina Militare [ITA]:
Name of coach
Anastasia Ermakova [RN Savona], RUS; Benedetta Parisella [RN Savona], ITA; Patrizia Giallombardo [national], ITA
Training Regime
She trains for 10 hours a day.

General Interest

Hobbies
Travel. (Twitter profile, 19 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the individual event at the 2011 European Junior Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. (ilpubblicista.it, 08 Apr 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Synchronised swimming is my life. I cannot stand being out of the water for two days, I feel disoriented. I almost feel more comfortable in the water than out of it." (ilpubblicista.it, 08 Apr 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea, and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (raisport.rai.it, 07 Aug 2018)
Other information
BIG BROTHER
In October 2017 she appeared on the Italian television show 'Big Brother' as an instructor alongside Italian artistic swimmer Costanza Ferro. Their task was to prepare the contestants for an artistic swimming competition. (ivg.it, 13 Oct 2017)

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