No. 7: Italy

Italy defeated Great Britain 8-0 in the opening game of the IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Qualification Tournament. © • Francesco A. Armillotta

Italy enter the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games as the European champions.


Players to watch: Florian Planker (forward), Gianluigi Rosa (defenceman)

Head coach: Massimo Da Rin De Lorenzo

Paralympic medals: 0

World Championship A-Pool medals: 0


Five things to know

Team preview

Blog: Greg Leperdi

Feature: Florian Planker

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Italy's Sochi 2014 ice sledge hockey roster
No. Name Position
1 Santino Stillitano Goaltender
3 Gianluigi Rosa Defenceman
5 Florian Planker Forward
7 Werner Winkler Forward
6 Gianluca Cavaliere Defenceman
8 Roberto Radice Forward
11 Nils Larch Forward
14 Bruno Balossetti Defenceman
15 Gabriele Araudo Goaltender
16 Andrea Chiarotti Forward
18 Andrea Macri Forward
20 Igor Stella Forward
62 Christoph Depaoli Forward
68 Valerio Corvino Forward
69 Giuseppe Condello Defenceman
73 Greg Leperdi Forward
88 Rupert Kanestrin Forward