Italian fencer who won six gold medals in the 2000, 2004, and 2008 Olympics, in addition to a silver and two bronzes.
She won her first medal in International Competition at the 1995 World Fencing Championships.
She was the first fencer in Olympic history to win three Individual Foil gold medals at three consecutive Olympics.
She married Italian soccer player Domenico Giugliano. She has two sons named Pietro and Andrea.
She won gold at the 2008 Olympics, where swimmer Michael Phelps won an amazing eight gold medals.