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Christian Bernardi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Residence
San Giovanni sotto le Penne, SMR
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 at age 41.
Why this sport?
He was looking for a new challenge.
Club / Team
Futura San Marino Atletica: San Marino
Name of coach
Massimo Meca
Coach from which country?
San Marino
Coach from what year?
2011

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
San Marino
Location
Kuwait

General interest

Hobbies
Wheelchair tennis, handbiking, playing the guitar. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Other information
HISTORY MAKER
At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London he became the first athlete from San Marino to compete at a Paralympic Games, as San Marino's Paralympic Committee was only ratified into the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] in December 2011. (sanmarinonotizie.com, 12 Dec 2011; london2012.com, 01 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-01 19