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Licia Mussinelli

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Solothurn, SUI
Languages
English, French, German, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began racing at age four.
Why this sport?
"I always enjoy it when I can step on the gas."
Club / Team
RC Solothurn: Switzerland
Training Regime
She trains for 10 hours a week in Nottwil, Switzerland.

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, spending time with friends, reading. (spv.ch, 27 Mar 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third in the 100m at the 2015 Swiss Championships. (spv.ch, 27 Mar 2017)
Hero / Idol
Swiss wheelchair racers Marcel Hug and Manuela Schar. (spv.ch, 27 Mar 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The important thing about sport is that it makes me happy." (spv.ch, 27 Mar 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paraplegie.ch, 2016)
Impairment
She has spina bifida. (paraplegie.ch, 2016)