Elisa Santoni

Elisa Santoni (born 10 December 1987) is an Italian rhythmic gymnast.

Elisa Santoni
Elisa Santoni3° Oro Mondiale.jpg
Personal information
Country represented Italy
Born (1987-12-10) December 10, 1987 (age 33)
Rome, Italy
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
DisciplineRhythmic Gymnastics
ClubC.S. Aeronautica Militare
Head coach(es)Emanuela Maccarani
Retired2012
Medal record
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Group All-around
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Group All-around
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Montpellier Group All-around
Gold medal – first place 2010 Moscow Group All-around
Gold medal – first place 2009 Mie Group All-around
Gold medal – first place 2009 Mie 3 Ribbons / 2 Ropes
Gold medal – first place 2005 Baku 3 Hoops / 4 Clubs
Silver medal – second place 2011 Montpellier 5 Balls
Silver medal – second place 2011 Montpellier 3 Ribbons / 2 Hoops
Silver medal – second place 2010 Moscow 5 Hoops
Silver medal – second place 2010 Moscow 3 Ribbons / 2 Ropes
Silver medal – second place 2009 Mie 5 Hoops
Silver medal – second place 2007 Patras Group All-around
Silver medal – second place 2007 Patras 5 Ropes
Silver medal – second place 2007 Patras 3 Hoops / 4 Clubs
Silver medal – second place 2005 Baku Group All-around
Silver medal – second place 2005 Baku 5 Ribbons
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Budapest 5 Ribbons
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Budapest 3 Hoops / 2 Balls
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Torino 5 Ropes
Silver medal – second place 2010 Bremen Group All-around
Silver medal – second place 2010 Bremen 3 Ribbons / 2 Ropes
Silver medal – second place 2008 Torino 3 Hoops / 4 Clubs
Silver medal – second place 2006 Moscow Group All-around
Silver medal – second place 2006 Moscow 3 Hoops / 4 Clubs
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Nizhny Group All-around
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Nizhny 3 Ribbons / 2 Hoops
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Bremen 5 Hoops
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Torino Group All-around
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Moscow 5 Ribbons
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Riesa Group All-around
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Riesa 3 Hoops / 2 Balls

BiographyEdit

 
Italian Group in 5 Balls at the 2012 Summer Olympics

One of the veterans of the Italian group, she has competed in 3 Olympic Games, a member of silver medalist group at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and the bronze medal winning group at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She also competed in the Italian Group competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing which finishing 4th in the Group All-around. She was part of the 2010 and 2011 Italian Group that competed at the World Championships that won the Group All-around gold medal. Her teammates also won a pair of bronze medals at the 2012 World Cup Final in 5 Balls and 3 Ribbons + 2 Hoops.

Her teammates have included Romina Laurito, Marta Pagnini, Elisa Blanchi, Anzhelika Savrayuk, Andreea Stefanescu.[1]


Detailed Olympic resultsEdit

Year Competition Description Location Music [2] Apparatus Rank Score-Final Rank Score-Qualifying
2012 Olympics London All-around 3rd 55.450 2nd 55.800
Black Gold by Armand Amar 5 Balls 2nd 28.125 2nd 28.100
William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini 3 Ribbons + 2 Hoops 4th 27.325 2nd 27.700

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Russia take Group gold". London2012.com. August 12, 2012. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  2. ^ "Russia Group RG music list". rgforum.

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