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Gabriele Araudo

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
English, French, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007 in Turin, Italy.
Why this sport?
His father was a volunteer at the 2007 European Championships in Turin, Italy, and became interested in Para ice hockey. He asked for some information about the sport and passed it on to his son.
Club / Team
Tori Seduti Torino: Italy
Name of coach
Massimo Da Rin [national], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender

General interest

Nicknames
Dea Kali, Oceano di Saggezza [Ocean of Wisdom]. (sportdipiu.it, 2016)
Hobbies
Model building. (comitatoparalimpico.it, 08 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Claiming gold at the 2011 European Championships in Solleftea, Sweden, and winning bronze at the 2016 European Championships in Ostersund, Sweden. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His grandfather, and his father. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; comitatoparalimpico.it, 08 Feb 2018)
Hero / Idol
Italian footballer Gianluigi Buffon. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Give your best for yourself and your teammates." (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Impairment
At age 13 he was diagnosed with viral myelitis. The infection resulted in paraplegia. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018, 08 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 1
Mixed Group B 3
Mixed Group B 6
Mixed Classification 5-8 201
Mixed Classification 7-8 102
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 3
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 5-8 2014-03-14 101
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-11 3
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 5
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 2
Mixed Tournament Semifinal 2018-03-15 2
Mixed Tournament Bronze Medal Match 2018-03-17 1