Gold medal-winning Olympic fencer for Italy who came from a family of athletes. He ended his career with one gold and two silver medals.
He was a national champion in fencing multiple times during the 1940s and 1950s.
He won two World Championship gold medals in 1949: one for individual competition and another in the team events.
His father and two brothers were all Olympic fencers.
His sport of choice, fencing, became a common practice for many movie stars, like Guy Pearce.