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Alessia PEZONE
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Italy   
Born23 Apr 1993 in Frascati, ITA
Height1.73 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Partner Gianmarco Nicosia
Rome, ITA
Police Athlete
Higher education
Political Science - University of Niccolo Cusano: Rome, ITA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age six.
Why this sport?
"I was swimming at New Country Club in Frascati, and one day I was enchanted by these little swimmers who did exercises and moves to the sound of music. And from there I never stopped."
Club / Team
GS Fiamme Oro [ITA] / Unicusano Aurelia Nuoto [ITA]:
Name of coach
Patrizia Giallombardo [national], ITA
Training Regime
"I train eight hours a day, six days a week. From January to July I train at Pietralata Federal Swimming Centre in Rome, and then from September to December in Savona."
General Interest
Ale (Facebook profile, 27 Jun 2019)
Travelling, surfing. (Instagram profile, 30 Aug 2021, 16 May 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Water is my element." (Instagram profile, 20 Jul 2019)
Famous relatives
Her partner Gianmarco Nicosia has represented Italy in water polo at international level. He competed at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and won gold at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 30 Aug 2021; Gianmarco Nicosia Instagram profile, 12 Jun 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Highlights 91.733 
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR Free Routine Combination 91.466
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Free Routine  
4 2017 Budapest, HUN Free Routine Combination 91.666
5 2017 Budapest, HUN Team Free Routine 91.700
7 2015 Kazan, RUS Free Routine Combination 89.733
7 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Technical Routine 88.052 
6 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Free Routine 91.467 
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 89.550
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2018 Glasgow, SCO Free Routine Combination 92.600
3 2018 Glasgow, SCO Team Technical Routine  
3 2018 Glasgow, SCO Team Free Routine 92.233