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Anna Maria Mencoboni

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Michael Antonioli

Further personal information

Family
Husband Stefano Terenzi and daughter Martina Terenzi
Residence
Pesaro, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in March 2015.
Club / Team
AS Anthropos Civitanova Marche: Italy

General interest

Nicknames
Chicca (pu24.it, 05 Jul 2016; Facebook profile, 02 Jun 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I run to make it clear to people, especially to young people, living with a disability is not easy, it is very difficult, but you can go on even better than others. You can succeed. The important thing is not to give up, ever." (viverepesaro.it, 09 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
In September 2015 she received a Gratitude of the City certificate in Pesaro, Italy, in recognition of her sporting achievements. (viverepesaro.it, 11 Sep 2015)
Other sports
She played able-bodied volleyball at club level in Italy before her vision began to deteriorate. (viverepesaro.it, 09 Sep 2015)
Impairment
Her vision began to deteriorate at age 16 because of retinitis pigmentosa. (comune.torino.it, 14 Mar 2016)