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Maurizio FELUGO
Sport Water Polo
NOC Italy   
GenderMen
Born04 Mar 1981 in Rapallo, ITA
Height1.89 m
Weight 82 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Sara, daughter Nina
Residence
Chiavari, ITA
Languages
English, Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing water polo in high school in 1988 under the coaching of Gianni Vassollo.
Handedness
Right
General Interest
Nicknames
Mauri (FINA, 05 Jun 2003)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, China. (mauriziofelugo.com, 02 Apr 2013)
Hero / Idol
Italian footballer Alessandro Del Piero. (gazzetta.it, 01 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received the Gold Collar of Sporting Merit from the Italian National Olympic Committee [CONI]. (sicilia.coni.it, 17 Apr 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired form the sport at the end of the 2014/15 season. (ilsussidiario.net, 27 Jun 2015)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as the president of the Association of Water Polo Players in Italy. (tuttolevante.it, 03 Oct 2014)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2012 London, ENG Team  
9 2008 Beijing, CHN Team  
8 2004 Athens, GRE Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
1 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team  
11 2009 Rome, ITA Team  
5 2007 Melbourne, AUS Team  
8 2005 Montreal, CAN Team  
2 2003 Barcelona, ESP Team  
4 2001 Fukuoka, JPN Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team  
2 2010 Zagreb, CRO Team  
5 2008 Málaga, ESP Team  
5 2006 Belgrade, SRB Team  
9 2003 Kranj, SLO Team  
2 2001 Budapest, HUN Team