Fusar-Poli, Barbara (1972–)

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Fusar-Poli, Barbara (1972–)

Italian ice dancer. Name variations: Barbara Poli. Born Feb 6, 1972, in Sesto San Giovanni, Milan, Italy; m. Diego Cattani (Olympic short-track champion), June 2000.

With partner Alberto Reani, placed 3rd (1993) and 2nd (1994) at Italian nationals; with partner Maurizio Margaglio, won Cup of Russia (1999, 2000), Sparkassen Cup (2000), Skate America (1999, 2000), as well as the European and World championship (2001), the 1st Italians to win a gold medal at Europeans or Worlds; also won a bronze medal at Salt Lake City Olympics (2002).