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Christian PRESCIUTTI
Sport Water Polo
NOC Italy   
GenderMen
Born27 Nov 1982 in Venice, ITA
Height1.84 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Micol, daughters Estelle and Chloe, son Ascanio [2018]
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing water polo at age seven in Rome, Italy.
Why this sport?
"My father was a policeman and he took me to Rome to the swimming school of the Fiamme Oro. After time the coach invited me to try water polo. It is a sport that shaped me both physically and temperamentally, thanks to the membership of a team and the relationship with teammates."
Club / Team
AN Brescia: Italy
Name of coach
Alessandro Bovo [club], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Centre forward
Handedness
Right
General Interest
Hobbies
Following Italian football team Roma, travel. (anbrescia.it, 10 Apr 2021)
Hero / Idol
Italian footballer Francesco Totti. (anbrescia.it, 10 Apr 2021)
Injuries
He sustained a minor shoulder injury during the 2017/18 season. (wpdworld.com, 24 May 2018; bsnews.it, 04 Oct 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do it yourself." (anbrescia.it, 10 Apr 2021)
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)
Famous relatives
His younger brothers Nicholas and Daniel have competed in professional water polo. Nicholas has also represented Italy at international level. (bresciaoggi.it, 16 Dec 2017; controfugablog.wordpress.com, 25 Aug 2016)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
2 2012 London, ENG Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
1 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team  
4 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team  
2 2010 Zagreb, CRO Team  
5 2008 Málaga, ESP Team  
5 2006 Belgrade, SRB Team