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Catalina Isabela Timpu

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2015.
Why this sport?
"Ever since I lost my leg, I have tried to regain my autonomy. And skiing helps me a lot to achieve this goal."

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2017 she received an acknowledgement for her sporting merits by the municipality of Villar Dora, Italy. (comune.villardora.to.it, 01 Sep 2017)
Impairment
She got her left leg amputated at age six due to illness. (tompoma.com, 02 Mar 2018; rotalianul.com, 07 Feb 2018)
Other information
FROM ROMANIA TO ITALY
Born in Romania, in 2004 she and her family relocated to Italy. (rotalianul.com, 07 Feb 2018)