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Giovanni Sciaccaluga

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB5, SM5

Further personal information

Residence
Genoa, ITA
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing at national level in 2013 in Bari, Italy.
Club / Team
Nuotatori Genovesi: Italy
Name of coach
Luca Puce [club]
Training Regime
He trains six days a week, for up to two hours a day.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Italian swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri. (atletispeciali.com, 01 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The difference between a dream and a goal is to start working to achieve what you really want." (Facebook page, 07 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was born with hemiparesis on his right side. (atletispeciali.com, 01 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Heat 2 2016-09-08 4
Men's 200 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 2016-09-08 7
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2016-09-12 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S5 Final Round 2016-09-12 8
Men's 100 m Freestyle S5 Heat 1 2016-09-17 4