Iacopo Bianchi

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Iacopo Bianchi
Full nameIacopo Bianchi
Date of birth (1998-05-05) 5 May 1998 (age 23)
Place of birth Arezzo, Italy
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight108 kg (17 st 0 lb; 238 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Zebre
Youth career
Vasari Arezzo
I Medicei
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2016−2017 F.I.R. Academy ()
2017−2020 Fiamme Oro 37 (15)
2018−2020Zebre 11 (5)
2020− Zebre 6 (0)
Correct as of 15 May 2021
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2017−2018 Italy Under 20 14 (5)
Correct as of 20 May 2020

Iacopo Bianchi [note 1] (born Arezzo, 5 May 1998) is an Italian rugby union player. His usual position is as a Flanker and he currently plays for Zebre in Pro14. [4]

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For 2018–19 Pro14 season, Bianchi was named as Additional Player for Zebre and in 2019–20 Pro14 season he was named as Permit Player ever for Zebre. [5] [6]

In 2017 and 2018, Bianchi was named in the Italy Under 20 squad. [7]

Notes

  1. There are different spellings of Bianchi's name in use. Zebre rugby lists the spelling of his first name as Iacopo, [1] which is also used by the Pro14 in their news sources, but several other website lists his name as Jacopo Bianchi. Both variants yield several search results from reliable sources. [2] [3] The player hasn't publicly commented on his preferred name spelling.

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References

  1. "Iacopo Bianchi". Zebre. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  2. "Iacopo Bianchi - Google News Search". Google. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  3. "Jacopo Bianchi - Google Search". Google. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  4. "Zebre Rugby Club - Cinque giovani talenti italiani per le Zebre del futuro". Zebre Rugby Club. June 1, 2020.
  5. "LUNEDI 3 GIUGNO L'INIZIO DELLA STAGIONE 2019-20. 5 PERMIT PLAYERS E 5 GIOCATORI AGGREGATI". Zebre Rugby Club. May 31, 2019.
  6. "Iacopo Bianchi". Zebre Rugby Club.
  7. "ITALIA U20, GLI AZZURRINI PER IL WORLD RUGBY U20 CHAMPIONSHIP". Fir Rugby.