Vanessa Ferrari is a well-known Italian artistic gymnast. Merely at the age of 15 years, Vanessa won the all-around World Championship of 2012. She succeeded in becoming the first female Italian Gymnast to have brought home the gold medal. Vanessa has competed in 2008, 2012, 2016, and 2020 Summer Olympics also achieving the silver medal in the 2020 Olympics for the floor exercise final event. Just like other sportsmen, Vanessa also has few body tattoos. Let us explore her unique body tattoos.
1. Butterfly Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a butterfly inked in a beautiful design on Vanessa’s left ankle.
Meaning: This tattoo was revealed on her in the year 2012 during one of the practice sessions. The butterfly is the symbol of love, joy, feminism, hope, new beginnings, and change. The butterfly is also a symbol of romantic love and relationships. It is a common tattoo choice among young people especially women.
2. ‘Olympic Rings’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On her neck, Vanessa has got the tattoo of Olympic Rings. This tattoo was revealed on July 21, 2021, during her practice sessions. Below the Olympic Rings are the three years mentioned as Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016.
Meaning: Olympic Rings reflect five rings which denote the collaboration and participation of five continents in the event. The tattoo on Vanessa’s neck signifies her association with the event. The three years mentioned mark the events in which she has participated to date. Her first Olympics participation was in 2008 when the Olympics were held in Beijing, followed by the second in 2012 Olympics held in London, the third participation in the Olympics held at Rio De Janeiro in 2016.
We just wonder if her next tattoo would be an addition of Tokyo 2020!!