- Sport: Olympic Figure Skating
- Nation: Italy
- DOB: February 8, 1987
- Career Highlights: Won her third European championships to rebound from what has been a dismal 18 months and secure her spot in Vancouver. ...
The 2008 world silver medalist was a horrible 12th at the '09 world championships, two months after losing her European title
(she took the silver). ... Finished second at the Italian championships in December, jeopardizing her spot at the Vancouver
Olympics. ... Moved to Los Angeles over the summer to train with Frank Carroll. ... Long, elegant lines make her one of the
world's most beautiful skaters and she has the athleticism to pull off huge jumps. But has been done in by nerves and inconsistency.
... First Italian woman to win the European title. ... Flag bearer for Italy at Turin Olympics, where she was ninth. ... Isolde
Kostner, who won three Olympic medals in Alpine skiing, is her cousin and godmother. ... Her mother, Patrizia, was a figure
skater and her father, Erwin, played on the Italian national hockey team.
- Olympic History: 2006