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Davide Dalla Palma

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Feltre, ITA
Occupation
University Staff
Languages
English, Italian
Higher education
Medicine - University of Ferrara: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2008 with ANA Atletica Feltre in Italy.
Why this sport?
He tried a few athletic events at school, where he met his coach who motivated him to carry on.
Club / Team
Veneto Special Sport: Italy
Name of coach
Mario Poletti [national], ITA

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Stadskanaal, NED

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Participating in the T46 1500m final at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coach Valerio Spach and Italian para-athlete Alvise De Vidi. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up, always give it a go." (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Impairment
He has an underdeveloped left forearm. (comitatoparalimpico.it, 28 Jun 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 2 2012-09-01 7
Men's 1500 m T46 Final Round 2012-09-04 10
Men's 800 m T46 Heat 2 2012-09-06 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-20 4
Men's 1500 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-25 6