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Jacopo Cappelli

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Faenza, ITA
Occupation
Banker
Languages
Italian
Higher education
Electronic Engineering - University of Cesena: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 13.
Why this sport?
He has always been interested in weapons thanks to his grandfather, who was involved in hunting. "I was pushed by my sports club, where I did swimming and rehabilitation. But the turning point came when some of my physical problems improved with growth and changed my classification."
Club / Team
TSN Bologna: Italy
Name of coach
Ofir Goldstain
Training Regime
He trains three days a week, for up to two-and-a-half hours each day.
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Italy
Location
France

General interest

Nicknames
Jaz (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying to compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
His first coach. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Italian sport shooter Niccolo Campriani. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He has osteogenesis imperfecta, a condition that results in brittle bones. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 11
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 8
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 13
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 20
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2010-07-23 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R1 - Men's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2012-08-31 19
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-01 35
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-04 32
R7 - Men's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2012-09-05 18
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 31
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 35
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 8
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 45
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 26