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Silvia DI PIETRO
Sport Swimming
NOC Italy   
GenderWomen
Born06 Apr 1993 in Rome, ITA
Height1.68 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rome, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three.
Why this sport?
She had to choose between ballet and swimming, her two passions. She decided to commit to swimming because she had bonded with her then coach Enrico Zito.
Club / Team
CS Carabinieri [ITA] / CC Aniene [ITA]:
Name of coach
Mirko Nozzolillo [personal]
General Interest
Injuries
In June 2021 she underwent surgery to remove a cyst in her armpit, which ended her 2020/21 season. (swimswam.com, 26 Jun 2021)

She sustained a patellar tendon injury in her left knee during the 2016/17 season that affected her performances at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. After trying alternative non-invasive therapies, she had to undergo surgery in March 2018. She returned to competition in November 2018. (Swimbiz Italia's YouTube channel, 22 May 2018; swim4lifemagazine.it, 27 Feb 2018; Instagram profile, 26 Jun 2018; swim4lifemagazine.it, 27 Feb 2018; swimswam.com, 04 Nov 2018)

She suffered from glandular fever [mononucleosis] in early 2015, which kept her from training for around five weeks and left her exposed to the influenza virus during the season. (swim4lifemagazine.it, 14 May 2015)

In 2009 she began suffering from shoulder problems. She took almost two years to fully recover from the injury. (swimbiz.it, 21 Jun 2012)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 50m Freestyle 24.89
6 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.78
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 26.08
Semifinal 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle  DSQ
7 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:58.86
5 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:41.67
7 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:25.83
Semifinal 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 26.06
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 54.74
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 25.07
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
5 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:24.89
8 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 26.17
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 25.34
6 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.16
6 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:45.59
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Butterfly 26.35
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Freestyle 25.24
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.50
Semifinal 2009 Rome, ITA 50m Butterfly 26.00
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Butterfly 25.26
8 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Freestyle 23.98
6 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:51.03
7 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.20
3 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:37.29
5 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.02
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Butterfly 25.35 
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Freestyle 23.90 
Semifinal 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Backstroke 27.21
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.38
2 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:30.28
8 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  DSQ
5 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Butterfly 25.38
Semifinal 2014 Doha, QAT 50m Freestyle 24.37
4 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.78
4 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:29.22
3 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:37.90
3 2014 Doha, QAT 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:29.48
7 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Butterfly 58.14
Semifinal 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Butterfly 26.01
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2022 Rome, ITA 100m Freestyle 54.18
Semifinal 2022 Rome, ITA 50m Butterfly 26.42
  2022 Rome, ITA 50m Freestyle  
4 2022 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:38.01
2 2022 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:43.61
3 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:22.64
Semifinal 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 25.14
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 26.57
Semifinal 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 54.87
3 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
3 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
6 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:39.08
6 2016 London, ENG 50m Freestyle 25.08
Semifinal 2016 London, ENG 100m Butterfly 58.99
Semifinal 2016 London, ENG 50m Butterfly 26.31
7 2016 London, ENG 100m Freestyle 55.11
2 2016 London, ENG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.68
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Butterfly 59.28
5 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 24.84
5 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Butterfly 25.78
5 2012 Debrecen, HUN 50m Butterfly 26.44
4 2012 Debrecen, HUN 100m Butterfly 58.95
2 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle  DNS
Semifinal 2010 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 26.76
Heats 2010 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 1:01.49
27 2010 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 26.26 
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly  DNS
5 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 52.71
8 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 24.37
3 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 25.09
2 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:29.40
4 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:37.02
3 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.46
2 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:36.39
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly 26.04
Semifinal 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle 24.44
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
2 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:44.92
5 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.37
3 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Butterfly 25.26
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 50m Freestyle  DNS
5 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Butterfly 56.63
1 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:36.05
1 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:29.26
3 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.73
1 2015 Netanya, ISR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:38.33
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 100m Freestyle 55.35
4 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:37.56
5 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Butterfly 25.99
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 100m Butterfly 59.10
Semifinals 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Freestyle 24.84
2 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:30.26
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  DSQ
3 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
7 2012 Chartres, FRA 100m Butterfly 58.66
7 2012 Chartres, FRA 50m Butterfly 26.10
3 2012 Chartres, FRA 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:31.74 
9 2009 Istanbul, TUR 100m Butterfly 57.99
35 2009 Istanbul, TUR 50m Freestyle 25.56
13 2009 Istanbul, TUR 50m Butterfly 26.10
8 2009 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:47.70
4 2009 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:39.03
11 2008 Rijeka, CRO 50m Butterfly 26.52
23 2008 Rijeka, CRO 50m Freestyle 25.43
19 2008 Rijeka, CRO 100m Butterfly 59.41
3 2008 Rijeka, CRO 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:47.05
4 2008 Rijeka, CRO 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:38.88