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Andrea Valenti

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Languages
English, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Sestriere, Italy.
Why this sport?
A friend recommended he try the sport, and he loved it right away.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Italy

General interest

Nicknames
Cisty (Facebook profile, 09 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Swiss Para alpine skier Thomas Pfyl. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He was Italy's flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 16 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He has paralysis on one side of his body. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-13 31
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-15 9999
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-08 20
Men's Slalom Standing Race 1 2015-03-10 9999
2017 IPC Alpine skiing World Championships Tarvisio, ITA (Tarvisio, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Race 1 2017-01-30 20