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LIPPI Stefano
Sport Para athletics
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age37
Place of BirthTrieste, ITA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F42, T42
Further Personal Information
Residence
Budrio, ITA
Languages
Italian, English
Higher education
Electrical Engineering - University of Trieste: Italy
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in November 1998, 10 months after his accident.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by coach Alessandro Kuris.
General Interest
Hobbies
Electronics, informatics, cars, sports. (paralympic.org, 17 Nov 2009)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2002 World Championships in Lille, France, winning silver at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (paralympic.org, 17 Nov 2009)
Hero / Idol
Italian motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi. (IPC, 17 Nov 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The only limit is in your mind." (paralympic.org, 17 Nov 2009)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated above the knee following a car accident in February 1998. (stefanolippi.it, 17 Nov 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2004 100m T42 13.09 
6 2004 200m T42 28.10 
  2004 4 x 100m Relay T42-46 DNF
2 2004 Long Jump F42 5.63 
4 2008 100m T42 13.50
10 2008 Long Jump F42-44 5.32
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002 100m T42 13.78
6 2002 200m T42 29.01
1 2002 Long Jump F42 5.28
  2006 100m T42  DSQ
2 2006 Long Jump F42 5.17