Giovanna Epis was born and grew in Venice. He began to practice athletics in 2000 at the willing of his father, a good amateur marathon runner (PB 2h 50'), under the direction of technician Luciano Bullo.
In the youth categories, she won 7 Italian titles ranging from cross, to the track up to the road race. In 2008 she joined the Gruppo Sportivo Forestale (merged on 1 January 2017 to C. S. Carabinieri). In 2013 she moved with the group of Ruggero Grassi, coach of the Olympic Weissteiner and Obrist, carrying out summer periods of preparation in Vipiteno (BZ).
Since 2013 she is also an athlete of the New Balance Team. In the same year, she moved to Legnano, where she still lives. In 2015 the decisive choice towards the marathon. Just a year ago another technical change with Giorgio Rondelli.
Major titles won: 7th place in the 10000 m at the 2011 Shenzhen Universiade (CHI)
Curiosity: Passionate about cooking