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Francesca Secci

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Leg length difference
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Occupation
Teacher
Languages
Italian, English, French

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing against able-bodied swimmers at age nine. She took up Para swimming at age 15.
Club / Team
SaSpo Cagliari: Italy

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, poetry. (abilitychannel.tv, 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (saspo.it, 06 Mar 2019)
Hero / Idol
Austrian swimmer Markus Rogan, Italian Para swimmers Federico Morlacchi and Arjola Trimi. (abilitychannel.tv, 2016; IPC, 24 Nov 2009)
Other sports
She competed in Para open water swimming at the 2018 National Championships in Sardinia, Italy. (sportsmall.it, 18 Sep 2018; unionesarda.it, 16 Sep 2018)
Impairment
She was born with an underdeveloped thigh bone in her right leg. (abilitychannel.tv, 2016)

Results