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Andrea Dalle Ave

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Johannesburg, RSA
Occupation
Motivational Speaker, Student
Languages
Afrikaans, English
Higher education
Business Management, Communications - University of Johannesburg: South Africa

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003 at Trinityhouse High School in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Why this sport?
"I realised that I was beating able-bodied people, so I gave Para sports a go."
Club / Team
University of Johannesburg: South Africa
Name of coach
Emmarie Fouche

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
South Africa
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Christchurch, NZL

General interest

Nicknames
Italian Stallion (Athlete, 22 Jan 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the long jump at the world championships in 2013 and 2015. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have no regrets. Adversity causes some to break and others to break records." (Athlete, 22 Jan 2011)
Awards and honours
He was named Sport Personality of the Year at the 2016 Gauteng Sport Awards in South Africa. He was named Para Athlete of the Year at the 2015 edition of the ceremony. (uj.ac.za, 03 Oct 2016; yoursport.co.za, 13 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He was born prematurely and had a stroke shortly afterwards, which resulted in cerebral palsy and paralysis to the right side of his body. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015; thenewage.co.za, 16 Jul 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2011-01-23 4
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 2 2011-01-25 4
Men's 200 m T37 Final 2011-01-26 8
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final 2011-01-27 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F37/38 Final Round 2012-09-05 5
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2012-09-08 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37/38 Final 1 2013-07-20 3
Men's 100 m T37 Semifinal 2 2013-07-21 8
Men's 100 m T37 Final 1 2013-07-22 9999
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37 Final Round 2016-09-13 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2017-07-21 5