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Flavio Menardi

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F54

Further personal information

Residence
Cortina d'Ampezzo, ITA
Occupation
Student
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He was introduced to Para sport by his physiotherapist Orlando Maruggi.
Club / Team
ASD Polisportiva Caprioli: San Vito di Cadore, ITA
Name of coach
Nadia Checchini [national]

General interest

Other sports
He has played Para ice hockey with a club in Bressanone, Italy. Prior to his accident he played ice hockey at U16 level for HC Pieve di Cadore in Italy. (ilgazzettino.it, 02 Sep 2016; incodaalgruppo.gazzetta.it, 22 Mar 2016)
Impairment
In March 2016 he broke three vertebrae in his spinal cord while playing ice hockey at U16 level for HC Pieve di Cadore against H Como in Tai di Cadore, Italy. (incodaalgruppo.gazzetta.it, 22 Mar 2016)