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Andrea Liverani

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Residence
Milan, ITA
Occupation
Advisor
Languages
English, Italian
Higher education
Law - University of Milano-Bicocca: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in September 2014 in Milan, Italy.
Why this sport?
He first became involved in wheelchair basketball before switching to shooting Para sport. "It is incredible how sport gave me back the autonomy I had lost with the accident."
Club / Team
TSN Monza: Italy
Name of coach
Ofir Goldstain [personal, national]

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Earning selection for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and twice setting a world record in the R5 mixed 10m air rifle prone event. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I've always learned a lot more from defeats than from victories." (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball at national level in Italy with ASD Briantea84, winning multiple national league titles. (laprovinciadicomo.it, 01 Apr 2015; comitatoparalimpico.it, 07 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (uits.it, 01 May 2020)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a motorcycle accident. (laprovinciadicomo.it, 01 Apr 2015)
Other information
BOOK
He co-authored an autobiography with Raffaele Gianotti called 'La Notte di San Possenti' [The Night of San Possenti], which details his life in a fictional way and focuses on aspects of his past, present and future. All proceeds from his book are donated to charity. (andrealiverani.com, 14 Oct 2019; Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)

OCCUPATION
He has worked as a pension advisor. (comitatoparalimpico.it, 07 Aug 2019)

FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in management and design services. (andrealiverani.com, 14 Oct 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 14
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 2
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Final 2018-05-05 4
R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 13
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 3
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 2