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Matteo Fanchini

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
B1
Guide
Andrea Tognoli

Further personal information

Residence
Italy
Occupation
Athlete
Higher education
Physiotherapy

Sport specific information

Club / Team
ASD Non Vedenti Torball Club Vercelli: Italy
Name of coach
Alessandro Gamper [national]

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Italy

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (fisip.it, 03 Jul 2012)
Other sports
He was a professional ice skater, and also participated in ski and snowboard events before his accident. He has also competed in para-triathlon at national level. (attiva-mente.org, 04 Jun 2012; verbanianotizie.it, 22 May 2014)
Impairment
He was left blind after being involved in a car accident. (attiva-mente.org, 04 Jun 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Short Distance VI Final 2013-02-28 16
Men's Middle Distance VI Final 2013-03-01 9999
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2013-03-03 9999