25 Italian famous athletes

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Can you name the 25 Italian famous athletes?

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A swimmer competed in freestyle and medley. At 2000 Olympics he took three medals: gold, silver and bronze.M
An Alpine skier. He was the dominant technical skier in the late 1980s and 1990s. He won three Olympic gold medals, two World Championships and nine World Cup season titles.M
A motorcycle racer and winner of the 2010 Superbike Championship. Throughout career, he has won the 250cc World Championship four times, and finished as runner-up in both the 500ccM
A volleyball player who plays as middle hitter/blocker. He was three times gold medalist at the European Championship and three-time medalist at Olympic Games.M
A rally driver. In 1988 and in 1989 driving Lancia Delta he took two world rally championships.M
An off road and rallying motorcycle racer. He won at the Dakar Rally in 2001 and 2002. Died in 2005 during Dakar Rally.M
A ski jumper who competed from 1988 to 2003. He won two bronze medals at the FIS Ski Flying World Championships. He earned 6 WC victories.M
A former football midfielder, mostly as an offensive playmaker, who was awarded the Ballon d'Or in 1969. He spent most of career in AC Milan.M
A Polish-born volleyball player, opposite hitter. His major succeses are bronze medal at 2012 Olympics and European Championship in 2005.M
A luger and double Olympic champion. He is one of the most successful men in the sport, nicknamed 'Il Cannibale'.M
A racing driver and twice Formula One World Champion. He is one of only two Italian Formula One World Champions in the history of the sport.M
A female fencer who has won six Olympic gold medals in foil competitions and thirteen gold medals at the World Fencing Championships.F
A female volleyball player who has represented Italy four times at the Summer Olympics. She was a member of the Women's National Team that won 2002 World Championship.F
DescriptionAthleteSex
A former Formula One driver. He was a regular in Formula One from 1997 to 2011, driving for Minardi, Prost, Jordan, Renault, Toyota and Lotus Racing. He won the 2004 Monaco GP.M
An Alpine skier who won two bronze medals at the 1994 Winter Olympics and 1 silver medal at 2002 Winter Olympics. She was specialist in Super G and Downhill.F
A road racing cyclist. He is among the best mountain riders. He is a double winner of the Giro d'Italia.M
A former footballer played as offensive midfielder. World vice-champion (1994) known as Il Divin' Codino. Ballon d'Or winner in 1993.M
A female swimmer. Olympic champion from 2008 Beijing in 200m freestyle. She was four times world champion.F
A former cross-country skier, two time olympic champion and four time world champion in her career.F
A cross-country skier. At 1994 Olympic Games in Lillehammer she grabbed two gold, two silver and one bronze medal.F
A former Alpine skier who won three gold medals at the 1992, 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics. She has 17 World Cup victories.F
A professional motorcycle racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion. He is one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time, with nine Grand Prix World Championships.M
A retired England-born long jumper. She won the World Championships twice and two Olympic silver medals.F
A cross country skier who excels at sprint ski races. He has two medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.M
A road racing cyclist, widely considered one of the best climbers of his era in professional road bicycle racing. He won both the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia in 1998.M

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