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Francesco Torella

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Further personal information

Family
Partner Sara Ricci.
Residence
Trento, ITA
Occupation
Information Technology
Languages
English, Italian
Higher education
Computer Science - University of Trento: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 20 in Egna, Italy.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try the sport.
Club / Team
South Tyrol Eagles: Italy
Name of coach
Franco Comencini [club], ITA; Massimo Da Rin [national], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Italy
Opponent
Sweden
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Ostrava, CZE

General interest

Nicknames
Franz (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Hobbies
Mountain biking, skiing. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Italian Para ice hockey player Gianluca Cavaliere. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2026 Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (Athlete, 01 Mar 2022)