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Matteo
Furlan
ItalyItaly, ITA
Open water

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
29 May 1989
Family
Partner Elena
Residence
Padua, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Serves in the Navy
Languages
Italian
Higher education
Environmental Engineering - University of Udine: Italy

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training seriously at age 16.
Club / Team
Marina Militare / Team Veneto: Padua, ITA

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a total of one silver medal and two bronze medals at the world championships in 2015 and 2017. (Instagram profile, 25 Sep 2018)
Injuries
He experienced back problems in 2017. (aqarivista.it, 01 Jul 2017)
Other sports
He represented Italy in swimming at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 30 Oct 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (messaggeroveneto.gelocal.it, 22 Jul 2017)