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Name  Gary Silvestri
Spouse  Angelica di Silvestri
Weight  82 kg
Height  1.83 m
Role  Cross-country skier

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Born  February 3, 1967 (age 48) (1967-02-03) Staten Island, United States

Gary di Silvestri (born February 3, 1967 in Staten Island, United States) is a cross-country skier who competed for Dominica at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the 15 kilometre classical race. His Olympic appearance for the tropical island country (which had never fielded a team in the Winter Olympics before) became widely controversial after it was exposed that di Silvestri and his wife, Angelica di Silvestri, (who also goes by Angelica Marrone), paid to become Dominica citizens and lied to media outlets about various aspects of their lives.

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Early life and business career

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Gary di Silvestri is a graduate of Monsignor Farrell High School in Staten Island, New York, where he was a member of its football and wrestling teams. He has an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and a Masters from Columbia University. He was a Rhodes Scholarship finalist, and had been awarded a Rotary Scholarship for study in Rome, Italy, where he would meet his future wife, Angelica Morrone. He has had a long career in financial services and has worked in for Deutsche Suisse Asset Management in Washington, D.C.; Credit Suisse First Boston in London, England; and Morgan Stanley in both London and New York City.

Disputed Background

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The website Deadspin published an additional investigative article that disputed multiple aspects of di Silvestri's background.

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When confronted by various media outlets about their questionable claims, di Silvestri did not respond to inquiries or declined comment.

Athletic career

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Gary di Silvestri competed along with his wife, Angelica, during the 2014 Games. However, neither was able to complete their respective races. Gary was one of four competitors to not finish his 15 km event (there was also one non-starter). Of the four skiers who did not finish, Gary was the only one to not manage to make it to the first checkpoint (at 2.2 km).


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References

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