Elena Pietrini

Elena Pietrini (born 17 March 2000) is an Italian volleyball player who plays as a wing spiker for the Italian national team.[1] She made her debut appearance at the Olympics representing Italy at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Italian volleyball player
Elena Pietrini
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (2000-03-17) 17 March 2000 (age 21)
Imola, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Spike 330 cm (130 in)
Block 306 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Wing spiker
Current club Pallavolo Scandicci
Number 7
National team
2018- Italy

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Her father Alberto Pietrini was a professional basketball player who played at club level and her mother Laura Pietrini and her sister Giulia Pietrini were also volleyball players.[2]

She was part of the youth national team which emerged as runners-up to Russia at the 2017 Girls’ U18 Volleyball European Championship.[3]

She was also a key member of the Italian U18 team which won the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U18 World Championship.[4] For her tremendous performance during the 2017 FIVB Volleyball U18 World Championship she was awarded the MVP of the tournament.[5] She also participated at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship where Italy finished at ninth position.[6][7]

She was part of the Italian national team at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Nations League.[8] She was also a member of the Italian squad which emerged as runner-up to Serbia at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship.[9][10]

She was also initially on the selection radar for the 2019 Women’s European Volleyball Championship but she pulled out due to physical and mental fatigue.[11] However, she competed at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Nations League.[12] She was part of national side which claimed bronze medal at the 2019 Montreux Volley Masters.[13]

She was included in the national squad to compete in the women’s volleyball tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[14][15]

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