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Gabriele Araudo

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Partner Tatiana
Residence
Nichelino, ITA
Occupation
Information Technology
Languages
English, French, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 34 in 2008 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
SportDiPiu Tori Seduti: Turin, ITA
Name of coach
Renato Vaccarino [club], ITA; Massimo Da Rin [national], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Italy
Opponent
Poland
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Vancouver, BC, CAN

General interest

Nicknames
Dea Kali, Oceano di Saggezza [Ocean of Wisdom]. (sportdipiu.it, 2016)
Hobbies
Reading, gardening, travel. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2011 European Championships in Solleftea, Sweden. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Italian Para ice hockey player Andrea Chiarotti. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Italian footballer Gianluigi Buffon. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always give your best." (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2026 Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (OIS, 09 Mar 2022)
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