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Michele Baldelli

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F11, T11
Guide
Andrea Marini

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Pesaro, ITA
Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He decided to drop out of school because he was struggling due to his impairment. Two years later he bought a treadmill after hearing an advertisement on TV, and began training. He then met a runner who offered to guide him running outdoors. "I feel free when I run, as years ago it was something I could only dream of doing. It brings me great satisfaction."
Club / Team
ASD Osteria dei Podisti: Italy

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family and friends. (giornalelaurana-baldi.jimdofree.com, 12 Jan 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If my condition did not prevent me from taking up a sport, and competing at a good level, it is clear that sport is open to everyone." (giornalelaurana-baldi.jimdofree.com, 12 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He was born with glaucoma, which affects his vision. (giornalelaurana-baldi.jimdofree.com, 12 Jan 2019)