“I offered the Winged Victory to Vanessa Ferrari not long ago – wrote Mayor Del Bono on Facebook – the prestigious symbol of recognition of Brescia. Gritty, determined, very good, a great champion. Thank you for representing our city to the fullest. We are proud of you dear Vanessa! “.
VANESSA FERRARI, WHO IS IT?
Vanessa Ferrari was born in Orzinuovi on November 10, 1990. She was world champion in gymnastics in 2006 and European champion in 2007. At the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, she finished second in free body.
Vanessa – nicknamed La Farfalla di Orzinuovi and La Cannibale – was the first Italian athlete to be crowned world champion. In 2007, she was also honored with the honor of Republic Rider of Merit. In its international prize list we also find one Olympic silver, one silver and three world bronzes, eight medals at the European Championships between 2006 and 2021 (including four gold), five World Cup victories between 2007 and 2021 and eight medals. gold in two editions of the Mediterranean Games.
She participated in four editions of the Olympic Games, the first Italian gymnast to achieve this feat. Since 2009 he has competed for the sports group of the Italian Army, an armed force in which he holds the chosen rank of corporal major.
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