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CAMPOCCIO Giuseppe
Sport Para athletics
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age52
Place of BirthInnichen, ITA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F33
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Cristiana Francesca
Residence
Cassino, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in Para athletics in 2015.
Club / Team
Paralimpico Difesa: Italy
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Italian shot putter Alessandro Andrei. (abilitychannel.tv video, 21 Jun 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received the Renato Misturini award in recognition of his performance at the Italian national championships. (abilitychannel.tv, 21 Jun 2018)
Other sports
He has a black belt in shotokan karate. (cassinoinforma.it, 22 Jul 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games in 2020 and 2024. (abilitychannel.tv video, 21 Jun 2018)
Impairment
In 1991 he sustained a serious injury to his right leg after an accident during a training exercise at a military firing range. His leg was saved from amputation following six operations. In August 2015 a bone infection resulted in loss of function in his left arm and leg, and requiring the use of a wheelchair. (faccedivita.it, 18 Nov 2016; cassinoinforma.it, 22 Jul 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2017 Shot Put F33 9.60
8 2017 Discus Throw F34 24.86
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Shot Put F33 11.17
4 2018 Javelin Throw F34 20.93