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Massimo Croci

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Denise
Residence
Reggio Emilia, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Police Officer
Languages
Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007 in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to try several sports as part of his rehabilitation, and shooting was one of them. He liked weapons and he had been hunting before his accident.
Club / Team
TSN Reggio Emilia [ITA] / Atletico H Bologna [ITA]:
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Alicante, ESP

General interest

Nicknames
Mally (gazzetta.it, 17 Dec 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a medal in 2011 at a competition in Hannover, Germany. (cipemiliaromagna.it, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Australian motorcycle racer Casey Stoner. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he was presented with an award by the Italian Olympic Committee [CONI]. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a motorcycle accident. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013; cipemiliaromagna.it, 23 Oct 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as a freelance craftsman. (Facebook profile, 11 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 22
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 32
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 32
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-10 12
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 39
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R3 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 9