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Francesca Stanguellini

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW4

Further personal information

Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

Club / Team
In2thewhite: Italy
Name of coach
Davide Gros [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Stangue (Facebook profile, 01 Nov 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in Para powerlifting, winning a silver medal in the 61kg category at the 2018 Italian Championships. (federpesistica.it, 07 Dec 2018)
Famous relatives
Her grandfather Vittorio founded 'Squadra Corse Stanguellini', which designed and built sports cars that competed in the International Automobile Federation [FIA] Formula Junior series. (ilrestodelcarlino.it, 21 Jun 2008; stanguellini.it, 24 Jul 2014; simanaitissays.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Impairment
In March 2003 she sustained a serious injury to her left leg after falling while skiing in Val Gardena, Italy. She required surgery, but a medical error during the operation eventually led to the amputation of her left leg. (Facebook profile, 26 Mar 2017; ilrestodelcarlino.it, 21 Jun 2008)