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Martina Rabbolini

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Villa Cortese, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, French, German, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She was first introduced to swimming as a baby and started training at age five in Busto Arsizio, Italy. She began competing at age 12.
Why this sport?
He parents got her involved in the sport. "I have always been fascinated by water."
Club / Team
GSD Non Vedenti Milano: Italy
Name of coach
Riccardo Vernole [national]

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eindhoven, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Marty (Instagram profile, 02 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Vlogging. (YouTube channel, 20 Jan 2021)
Hero / Idol
Italian Para swimmer Cecilia Camellini. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She received the 2016 Donna Sport Award in Italy. (finp.it, 22 Feb 2017)
Impairment
Her vision impairment is the result of an illness. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Other information
TATTOO
She had the words 'Never give up' tattooed onto her back after competing at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (varesenews.it, 02 Feb 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2015-07-14 8
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 1 2015-07-15 7
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 2015-07-15 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final 1 2015-07-16 8
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 2015-07-16 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final 1 2015-07-18 7
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 2015-07-18 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2016-09-09 6
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2016-09-10 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2016-09-12 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2016-09-13 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2016-09-15 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2016-09-16 5