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Manila
Flamini
ItalyItaly, ITA
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
18 September 1987
Height
167 cm
Weight
57 kg
Marital status
Married
Family
Husband Marco Bolognesi
Residence
Rome, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Consultant, Police Officer
Languages
Italian

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 10.
Why this sport?
Her swimming coach suggested she should try the sport.
Club / Team
Fiamme Oro Roma [ITA] / Unicusano Aurelia Nuoto [ITA]:
Name of coach
Rossella Pibiri [club, Unicusano]; Roberta Farinelli [club, Unicusano], ITA; Patrizia Giallombardo [national], ITA; Anastasia Ermakova [choreographer], RUS

General Interest

Nicknames
Tigre [Tiger]. (ilsecoloxix.it, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you can dream it, you can do it." (manilaflamini.com, 21 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She and her teammate Giorgio Minisini received a special acknowledgement by the Italian Interior Ministry after winning gold at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (questionedistile.gazzetta.it, 30 Sep 2017)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
She won Italy's first world title in artistic swimming, claiming gold alongside her partner Giorgio Minisini in the duet technical routine at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (ansa.it, 17 Jul 2017)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
She runs the 'Synchro Future Champs Retreat', an artistic swimming camp in Italy. The inaugural camp was in 2016 and held at the Acquadream swimming pool in Palazzolo sull'Oglio, Italy. (manilaflamini.com, 21 Aug 2016)

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