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Alessandro di Lello

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Family
Wife Irene
Residence
Tivoli, ITA
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1992 in Tivoli, Italy.
Why this sport?
He initially got into athletics because he wanted to lose weight.
Club / Team
Fiamme Azzurre: Italy
Name of coach
Mario Poletti [national], ITA

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Italy

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Participating in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and winning the 2013 London Marathon in England. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alessandro Di Priamo. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Hero / Idol
Ethiopian long-distance runner Haile Gebrselassie. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Injuries
He sustained an Achilles tendon injury after competing in the 2009 New York Marathon in the United States of America. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always go beyond." (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a motorcycle accident. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 2012-09-09 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final 1 2013-07-28 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 2016-09-18 9999