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LANFRI Andrea
Sport Para athletics
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthLucca, ITA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T62
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2015.
Why this sport?
He was involved in sports prior to his illness, and he wanted to start competing again once he had recovered.
Club / Team
Fiamme Azzurre: Italy
Name of coach
Michele Gionfriddo [national]
General Interest
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany, the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (altopascio.info, 04 Aug 2017)
Impairment
In 2015 both of his legs were amputated below the knee as the result of meningitis. The illness also meant he lost seven of his fingers. (iltirreno.gelocal.it, 16 Jan 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2017 100m T44 11.57
5 2017 200m T43 22.51
2 2017 4 x 100m Relay T42-47 43.32
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 200m T44 25.04
8 2016 100m T44 12.65
3 2016 4 x 100m Relay T42-47 46.23
3 2018 200m T62 24.82
2 2018 4 x 100m Relay T42-47/61-64 44.17
4 2018 400m T62 57.54