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Elisa Fuliano

Elisa Fuliano Age

27

Elisa Fuliano Height

157 cm

Elisa Fuliano Weight

60 kg

Elisa Fuliano Country

Italy

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CrossFit Altessano

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Early Life and Background of Elisa Fuliano

Elisa Fuliano, a name now synonymous with resilience and determination in the CrossFit community, embarked on her athletic journey from a very young age. Initially dedicating her childhood to gymnastics with dreams of Olympic glory, an injury diverted her path to track and field, where she excelled in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and pole vault. In 2019, Fuliano found her true calling in CrossFit, transitioning to a professional athlete and achieving what she had aspired to her entire life. Despite the shift in her athletic pursuits, Fuliano’s early experiences laid a solid foundation for her CrossFit career, emphasizing discipline, agility, and strength.

Elisa Fuliano’s CrossFit Journey

Elisa Fuliano’s CrossFit journey is a narrative of passion meeting perseverance. Starting CrossFit in 2019, she quickly made a name for herself with her outstanding performances, despite facing significant challenges early on. Eight months after her CrossFit debut, Fuliano was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that threatened to halt her athletic career. However, refusing to succumb to her diagnosis, Fuliano’s determination saw her qualify for her first CrossFit Games in 2022, merely eight months post-diagnosis. This marked the beginning of a remarkable ascent in the sport, demonstrating not just her physical prowess but an indomitable spirit.

Competitive Achievements of Elisa Fuliano

Elisa Fuliano’s competitive record is a testament to her growth and resilience in CrossFit. Her debut at the CrossFit Games in 2022, finishing in 35th place, set the stage for her subsequent improvement to a 20th place finish in 2023. This trajectory underscores her relentless pursuit of excellence and adaptation to the sport. Additionally, Fuliano’s victory at the 2022 German Throwdown further cements her status as a top competitor in Europe, showcasing her ability to excel across diverse CrossFit challenges.

Personal Life and Overcoming Challenges

Off the competitive floor, Elisa Fuliano’s life is a blend of sacrifice, dedication, and the constant pursuit of balance. Transitioning to a full-time athlete in 2022, she made significant lifestyle adjustments, moving away from her family in Genova to train in Turin. This shift, while challenging, has allowed Fuliano to focus entirely on her training, highlighting the sacrifices made in pursuit of athletic excellence. Her battle with rheumatoid arthritis adds another layer to her story, showcasing her resilience in managing the condition while competing at the highest levels. Fuliano credits a supportive team, including her coach, nutritionist, and physiotherapist, for helping her maintain peak performance despite her health challenges.

Training Philosophy and Future Goals

Elisa Fuliano’s training philosophy is characterized by a relentless focus on improvement and adaptation. With the guidance of her coach and the support of her team, Fuliano targets her weaknesses directly, incorporating double training sessions and a tailored nutrition plan to manage her rheumatoid arthritis. As she looks to the future, her goals are clear: to continue climbing the leaderboard at the CrossFit Games and to embody the spirit of perseverance and determination that has defined her journey thus far.

Elisa Fuliano benchmarks

Squat: 150 kg
Clean: 115 kg
Deadlift: 150 kg
Fran: 123 sec
Max Pull-ups: 71 reps
Run 5k: 1297 sec
Snatch: 90 kg

Elisa Fuliano stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Games 20232050%40Women
Europe Semifinal 2023985%60Women
Individual Quarterfinal 20232299%5710Women
Open 20231299%132782Women
CrossFit Games 20223512%40Women
CrossFit Strength in Depth 2022582%28Women
Individual Quarterfinals 20227198%5279Women
Open 202211999%122177Women
Individual Quarterfinals 202141593%5936Women
Open 202130699%108644Women

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