Rosalba Forciniti Judoka

Rosalba Forciniti

Rosalba Forciniti

  • Country:Italy
  • Born:13 February 1986 (33 years)
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Rosalba Forciniti is Italian judoka who won the Olympic Games bronze in London 2012. An unexpected medal U52kg which changed her life and made her a celebrity. Won also European team gold with Italy in 2010 and took silver in the individual tournament U52kg. In 2013 she made her comeback and won the European Open in Rome. In 2014 she gave birth and retired. In 2018 she came back took a bronze medal at the European Open in Rome.
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Judo is a lifestyle, but coming back as a mother is tough

5 Nov 2018 09:00

After having a baby, Japan's Kaori Matsumoto declared that she was ready to make a comeback for Tokyo 2020. Getting back as a mother isn't that easy. Just a hand full of strong judo women had a successful comeback, but most struggle or their mind has changed. It let's admit, there's more important than judo, but there's nothing more important for our lifestyle. Read more

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Three Italian medals in Rome Japan tops the table

17 Feb 2018 20:40

Two Japanese topped the medal table of the European Open in Rome. But two Italians stole the hearts of the home crowd. The three bronze medallists Edwige Gwend, Rosalba Forciniti and Francesca Milani. Gwend was expected on the podium as number one seed, but Forciniti again surprised, perhaps even herself with bronze U52kg, a category of 24 women. Read more

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Gwend and Forciniti ready to stunt at European Open Rome

17 Feb 2018 11:05

The international "Judo European Open in Rome" is the most prestigious tournament in Italy. At the twenty-seventh edition, the qualification tournament hosts 151 athletes from 25 nations. Although the points are a preparation for the Olympic qualification that starts at 20 May 2018. Read more

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Rosalba Forciniti grabs Italian title after gap of eight years

29 Jan 2018 09:50

Remarkable results at the Italian Championships in Ostia this weekend. Rosalba Forciniti captured the title for women U52kg. Forciniti recently found the pleasure in judo and after getting two children she started training again in January. She competed last weekend in Ostia and won the title. In the final the five-time Italian Champion defeated Annarita Campese. Read more

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Rosalba Forciniti rediscovers the pleasure in judo training

10 Jan 2018 09:50

Rosalba Forciniti rediscovered the fun of judo. The Italian Olympic bronze medallist of the 2012 Olympic Games in London gave birth to a baby in 2014 in the previous Olympic cycle. Meanwhile she made her comeback at the tatami. Likely not to start as an active judoka, but to find the joy of training together, give instructions to young judoka and to feel free. Read more

Result City Date
3Bucharest2018
3Rome2018
1Ostia2018
2Tbilisi2014
1Rome2013

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