What will it mean to you winning your first world championships in your home country?
I never tried but would be undoubtedly fantastic.
Last year you had a disappointing World Championships finishing 24th what will you have to do better to win this year?
What confidence did winning World Cup #3 give you? Do you now believe you can win these big events?
I had waited a long time that an important victory in international competition, this win has given me security for the future competitions
How much will competing in your home country in front of family and friends help you?
Their presence will help me a lot but I'm not used to this and I want to stay concentrated on the competition
As you have not yet qualified for London, is this your primary goal to get into the top 3?
My primary goal is to make a competition with a few mistakes and see the result at the end
What discipline will be key for you to win in Rome?
What have you been focusing on it training leading into Rome?
Everything and making sure I listen to my coach.
Who will be your biggest rivals?
Russia and Hungary are the favourites to win the athletes, they have occupied the first six places in the world championship in 2011.
Would you rate your 2012 season as successful so far?
The season is going well but I have to stay concentrated because it is long
Do you enjoy competing in Italy?
For me it's always nice to compete at home