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Alberto Amodeo

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8, SB7, SM8

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para swimming in 2017.
Why this sport?
He practised water polo before and after his accident, before opting for Para swimming.
Club / Team
Polha Varese: Italy
Name of coach
Micaela Biava [club]; Massimiliano Tosin [club]; Riccardo Vernole [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Albuzo, Airone [Italian for heron], Struzzo [Italian for ostrich]. (Federazione Italiana Nuoto Paralimpico YouTube channel, 02 Jun 2019)
Hobbies
Music, playing video games. (ecodellacitta.it, 21 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 12 Jul 2021)
Impairment
He lost his right leg after an accident in 2003. (ecodellacitta.it, 21 Jun 2018)