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Alessia Maurelli (born 22 August 1996) is an Italian group rhythmic gymnast who captains it from 2016. She is the 2014 World Group All-around silver medalist and two-time European (2018, 2014) Group All-around silver medalist.

Alessia Maurelli
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Personal information
Full nameAlessia Maurelli
Country represented Italy
Born (1996-08-22) 22 August 1996 (age 23)
HometownRivoli, Italy
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight48 kg (106 lb)
DisciplineRhythmic gymnastics
LevelSenior international elite
Years on national team2014
ClubAeronautica Militare
Head coach(es)Emanuela Maccarani
ChoreographerFederica Bagnera

A member of the national squad since 2014, Maurelli ascended to prominence on the international scene at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she and fellow rhythmic gymnasts Sofia Lodi, Camilla Patriarca, Marta Pagnini, and Martina Centofanti attained a total score of 35.549 on the combination of hoops, ribbons, and clubs for the fourth spot in the final, slipping her team off the podium (and the second place) by nearly two tenths of a point.[1][2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rhythmic Gymnastics: Group All-Around Standings". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Russia wins another Olympic gold in rhythmic gymnastics group final". NBC Olympics. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Rio2016: Ginnastica ritmica. Farfalle ai piedi del podio" [Rio 2016 (Rhythmic Gymnastics): Italians slipped off the podium] (in Italian). Corriere dello Sport – Stadio. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2017.

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