Para Ice Hockey | Swimming
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012.
Why this sport?
He had been involved in swimming for a number of years and wanted to try a team sport instead.
Club / Team
Armata Brancaleone Varese: Italy
Name of coach
Carlo Giuseppe Johan Muhr [club]; Massimo Da Rin [national], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Lele (IPC, 19 Nov 2009)
Spending time with friends, playing video games. (gazzetta.it, 02 Nov 2016)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (IPC, 19 Nov 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Straight to the goal." (IPC, 19 Nov 2009)
He competed in Para swimming at the 2009 European Championships in Reykjavik, Iceland, and at the 2011 European Youth Games in Brno, Czech Republic. (gazzetta.it, 02 Nov 2016; swim4life.it, 05 Jul 2011)
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (gazzetta.it, 02 Nov 2016)
He was born with spina bifida. (gazzetta.it, 02 Nov 2016)