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Alessandro Andreoni

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Varese, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Designer, Student
Languages
English, Italian
Higher education
Design - Polytechnic University of Milan: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2014 with the Armata Brancaleone Varese club in Italy.
Why this sport?
He wanted to follow in the footsteps of his brother Marco, who played ice hockey at club level in Italy. "[The sport] gives me a kind of emotion that I've never felt before."
Club / Team
Armata Brancaleone: Varese, ITA
Name of coach
Massimo Da Rin [national], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Hobbies
Watching TV series. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing in fourth place at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His brother Marco. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Italian motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"We must never believe that we have done enough. We must always do something more and never stop." (comitatoparalimpico.it, 08 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
He was given a Special Award at the 2018 Varese Sport Prize in Italy. (varesesport.com, 14 Mar 2018)
Famous relatives
His brother Marco played ice hockey for HC Varese in Italy. (gazzetta.it, 06 Oct 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2026 Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Other information
FURTHER STUDIES
Besides his degree in communication design he also studies for a degree in products and services system design at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-11 3
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 5
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 2
Mixed Tournament Semifinal 2018-03-15 2
Mixed Tournament Bronze Medal Match 2018-03-17 1