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Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

Marta Menegatti (born 16 August 1990) is an Italian beach volleyball player.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

From 2012 through August 2013, she played with Greta Cicolari.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

Menegatti and Cicolari qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

In London, the pair qualified for the quarter-finals by winning all three matches in group F and winning their round-of-16 match against Spain’s Elsa Baquerizo and Liliana Fernández.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

In the quarter-finals, they were defeated by United States’ Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

Menegatti, whose childhood idol was Misty May-Treanor, was visibly upset during the second set of the quarterfinal match.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

As of 2016, her teammate is Victoria Orsi.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

However, due to allegations that she took a banned substance, Orsi was not allowed to participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

Three days before the opening ceremony the Italian Volleyball Federation partnered Menegatti with Laura Giombini.

Photos – The Marta Menegatti Story

Image Courtesy – Marta Menegatti (Instagram)

 

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