QUADARELLA Simona

18 Dec 1998
22
Female
Youth Olympian
ROME
 
Italy
ROME
 
Italy

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
SWM Swimming Women's 400m Freestyle  
Women's 800m Freestyle 3 Bronze Medal
Women's 1500m Freestyle 5

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished
Tokyo Aquatics Centre
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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Youth Olympic Games
YearLocation400Free800Free
2014Nanjing, CHN6th (4:15.05)1st (8:35.39)

World Championships
YearLocation800Free1500Free4x200Free
2019Gwangju, KOR2nd (8:14.99)1st (15:40.89)-
2017Budapest, HUN7th (8:26.50)3rd (15:53.86)H (8:02.82)

European Championships
YearLocation400Free800Free1500Free4x200Free
2020Budapest, HUN1st (4:04.66)1st (8:20.23)1st (15:53.59)3rd (7:56.72)
2018Glasgow, GBR1st (4:03.35)1st (8:16.45)1st (15:51.61)-

World Championships Short Course
YearLocation400Free800Free4x200Free
2018Hangzhou, CHNH (4:04.94)2nd (8:08.03)6th (7:43.18)


Legend
Free - Freestyle, Back - Backstroke, Breast - Breaststroke, Fly - Butterfly, IndMed - Individual Medley, SF - Semifinal, H - Heats, DNS - Did Not Start, M - Men, W - Women, X - Mixed, DSQ - Disqualified, [Relay athlete without time] - Did not swim in final
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Squiddy [after an animation character], Quadabella, Gnappez, Veleno. (vanityfair.it, 12 Nov 2020; gazzetta.it, 21 Aug 2018)
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Going to the cinema. (vanityfair.it, 24 Apr 2019)
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Athlete, Student
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Economics - Link Campus University, Rome, ITA
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Partner Alessandro Fusco
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English, Italian
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CC Aniene [Rome, ITA]
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Christian Minotti [club], ITA, from 2010
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Her partner Alessandro Fusco has also competed in swimming at national level in Italy. (Alessandro Fusco Instagram profile, 24 Apr 2021)
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She took up swimming at age six and began competing at age eight with the Delta Roma Sports Club in Italy. (newsmondo.it, 05 Dec 2019; vanityfair.it, 24 Apr 2019)
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Her father coached swimming. "Both my dad and grandfather have a great passion for this sport. Dad practised it at a competitive level until high school. My parents took me and my sister to the swimming pool from an early age. Not so much because they aspired to competitive practice, but because they simply wanted us to learn to swim, so that we would have no problems or fear at sea." (vanityfair.it, 24 Apr 2019; arenawaterinstinct.com, 17 Dec 2014)
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To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (alimentazione.gazzetta.it, 17 May 2021)
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She trains six days a week, with double sessions four days a week, while incorporating gym work twice a week. (alimentazione.gazzetta.it, 17 May 2021)
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Winning gold in 1500m and 800m freestyle at the 2014 European Junior Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands, and claiming gold in 800m freestyle at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, People's Republic of China. (vanityfair.it, 24 Apr 2019)
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Her older sister Erica. (vanityfair.it, 12 Nov 2020; arenawaterinstinct.com, 17 Dec 2014)
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Her father. (vanityfair.it, 24 Apr 2019)
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She listens to pop music before races. (vanityfair.it, 24 Apr 2019)
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"What pushes me forward is the desire of victory. Not for the victory in itself but for what it makes me feel, a big emotion." (gazzetta.it, 28 Jul 2020)
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In 2019 she received a sporting achievement award from the mayor of Rome, Italy. It was given in recognition of her performance at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea, where she won gold in 1500m freestyle and silver in 800m freestyle. (SportsDeskOnline, 09 Jun 2021; comune.roma.it, 28 Oct 2019)
Legend
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Bronze Medal
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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