Italian Female Sportspersons

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Camila Giorgi
(Tennis player)
Camila Giorgi
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Birthdate: December 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Macerata, Italy
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Roberta Vinci
(Tennis Player)
Roberta Vinci
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Birthdate: February 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taranto, Italy
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Beatrice Vio
(Wheelchair fencer)
Beatrice Vio
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Birthdate: March 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
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Alundra Blayze
(Professional Wrestler)
Alundra Blayze
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Birthdate: February 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Carolina Kostner
(Figure skater)
Carolina Kostner
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Birthdate: February 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolzano, Italy
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Federica Pellegrini
(Swimmer, gold medal winner at the 2008 Beijing Olympics)
Federica Pellegrini
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Birthdate: August 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mirano, Italy
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Sara Errani
(Tennis player)
Sara Errani
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Birthdate: April 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
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Francesca Schiavone
(Tennis player)
Francesca Schiavone
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Birthdate: June 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Simona de Silvestro
(Racing driver)
Simona de Silvestro
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Birthdate: September 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thun, Switzerland
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Vanessa Ferrari
(Artistic gymnast)
Vanessa Ferrari
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Birthdate: November 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orzinuovi, Italy
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Lella Lombardi
(Italian Formula-1 Racing Driver)
Lella Lombardi
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Birthdate: March 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Frugarolo, Italy
Died: March 3, 1992

Lella Lombardi made headlines by becoming the world’s only female Formula One driver to earn a top six finish in a World Championship race. A butcher’s daughter, she initially drove her family’s delivery van. An LGBT icon, she died of cancer, and was survived by her partner.

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Valentina Vezzali
(Politician)
Valentina Vezzali
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Birthdate: February 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iesi, Italy
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Dorothea Wierer
(Biathlete)
Dorothea Wierer
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Birthdate: April 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bruneck, Italy
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Elisa Di Francisca
(Olympic athlete)
Elisa Di Francisca
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Birthdate: December 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jesi, Italy
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Liudmila Samsonova
(Tennis player)
Liudmila Samsonova
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Birthdate: November 11, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Olenegorsk, Russia

The daughter of a table tennis player father, Liudmila Samsonova began playing tennis at age 6 and grew up to represent not just her country, Russia, but also Italy, in professional tennis. A lifelong fan of Maria Sharapova, she specializes in the forehand shot and enjoys playing on hard court.

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Paola Egonu
(Volleyball player)
Paola Egonu
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Birthdate: December 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cittadella, Italy
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Arianna Errigo
(Olympic athlete)
Arianna Errigo
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Birthdate: June 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monza, Italy
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Martina Trevisan
(Tennis player)
Martina Trevisan
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Birthdate: November 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
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Sofia Goggia
(Alpine skier)
Sofia Goggia
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Birthdate: November 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bergamo, Italy
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Erika Eiffel
(Advocate)
Erika Eiffel
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Birthdate: June 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Unknown

Initially a U.S. Air Force cadet, Erika Eiffel later established herself as an award-winning archer. She also established OS Internationale, an organization for objectum sexuals, or people who develop relationships with inanimate objects. She was featured in the documentary Married to the Eiffel Tower, which explored her attraction to the Eiffel Tower.

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Maria Teresa de Filippis
(Formula One driver)
Maria Teresa de Filippis
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Birthdate: November 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: January 8, 2016
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Giovanna Trillini
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Birthdate: May 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iesi, Italy
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Mara Romero Borella
(Mixed martial artist)
Mara Romero Borella
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Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ponte dell'Olio, Piacenza, Italy
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Dalia Kaddari
(Sprinter)
Dalia Kaddari
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Birthdate: March 23, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cagliari, Italy
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Valentina Giacinti
(Football player)
Valentina Giacinti
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Birthdate: January 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Trescore Balneario, Italy
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Giovanna Amati
(Former Italian Professional Racing Driver)
Giovanna Amati
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Birthdate: July 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Giovanna Amati is an Italian former racing driver and one of the more recent female drivers to have participated as a racer in the Formula One World Championship. In 1992, she became the fifth female driver to participate in Formula One when she signed for the Brabham team. In 1993, she won the Women's European Championship at the Porsche SuperCup.

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Jasmine Paolini
(Tennis player)
Jasmine Paolini
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Birthdate: January 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
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Federica Brignone
(Alpine skier)
Federica Brignone
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Birthdate: July 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Lombardy, Italy
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Vicky Piria
(Racing driver)
Vicky Piria
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Birthdate: November 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Matilde Borromeo
(Equestrian)
Matilde Borromeo
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Birthdate: August 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Tania Cagnotto
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Birthdate: May 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bolzano, Italy
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Francesca Piccinini
(Volleyball player)
Francesca Piccinini
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Birthdate: January 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Massa, Italy
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Sonia Malavisi
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Birthdate: October 31, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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Fiona May
(Athlete)
Fiona May
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Birthdate: December 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Slough, England

Former track and field athlete Fiona May initially represented the UK and then Italy in long jump. She has two Olympic silver medals to her credit and is a three-time World Champion. Her daughter, Larissa Iapichino, too is an athlete, who specializes in hurdles and long jump.

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Cristina Chirichella
(Volleyball player)
Cristina Chirichella
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Birthdate: February 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
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Sara Gama
(Footballer defender position)
Sara Gama
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Birthdate: March 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
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Carlotta Ferlito
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Birthdate: February 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Catania, Italy
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Miriam Sylla
(Volleyball player)
Miriam Sylla
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Birthdate: January 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
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Rose Reilly
(Football player)
Rose Reilly
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Birthdate: January 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Scotland
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Giorgia Villa
(Gymnast)
Giorgia Villa
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Birthdate: February 23, 2003
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ponte San Pietro, Italy
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Monica De Gennaro
(Volleyball player)
Monica De Gennaro
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Birthdate: January 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Piano di Sorrento, Italy
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Sofia Raffaeli
(Rhythmic gymnast)
Sofia Raffaeli
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Birthdate: January 19, 2004
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chiaravalle, Italy
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Lisa Vittozzi
(Biathlon)
Lisa Vittozzi
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Birthdate: February 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pieve di Cadore, Italy
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Larissa Iapichino
(Long jumper)
Larissa Iapichino
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Birthdate: July 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Borgo San Lorenzo, Italy
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Elisabetta Cocciaretto
(Tennis Player)
Elisabetta Cocciaretto
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Birthdate: January 25, 2001
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ancona, Italy
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Marta Bassino
(Alpine skier)
Marta Bassino
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Birthdate: February 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
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Deborah Compagnoni
(Alpine skier)
Deborah Compagnoni
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Birthdate: June 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bormio, Italy
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Milena Baldassarri
(Rhythmic gymnast)
Milena Baldassarri
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Birthdate: October 16, 2001
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ravenna, Italy
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Sarah Luisa Fahr
(Volleyball player - Middle-blocker)
Sarah Luisa Fahr
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Birthdate: September 12, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kulmbach, Bavaria, Germany
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Ofelia Malinov
(Volleyball player setter position)
Ofelia Malinov
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Birthdate: February 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bergamo, Italy