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Luigi Beggiato

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB4, SM4

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age three.
Why this sport?
Swimming was recommended to him as a form of physical therapy. "I fell in love with the water, and everything started from there."
Club / Team
CS Guardia di Finanza: Modena, ITA
Name of coach
Matteo Poli [club, national]; Riccardo Vernole [national]

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 01 Aug 2021)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy which predominantly affects the mobility of his lower limbs and his left arm, and requires him to use a wheelchair [spastic tetraparesis]. (modenatoday.it, 03 Mar 2021; Ability Channel's YouTube channel, 07 Apr 2015)