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Nadia Fario



Impairment information

Origin of Impairment

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up shooting seriously in 2010 in Padua, Italy.
Why this sport?
"It's nice, I like to shoot. Who knows, maybe I inherited this passion from my grandfather. He was a sniper during World War I."
Club / Team
TSN Padova: Italy
Name of coach
Roberto Di Donna, ITA
Training Regime
Her routine includes exercises that maintain her muscles, and she also makes use of a mental coach.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"When you prepare the wheelchair and the gun at the wall to shoot, you feel free from suffering. A beautiful release. A beautiful joy. It is fun. You isolate yourself and it's just you with your gun. What happened before is gone, it doesn't matter anymore, only what is happening at that moment counts." (, 17 Dec 2020)
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 17 Dec 2020)
Her impairment is a result of the effects of multiple sclerosis. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2014)


Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final 2014-07-20 8
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-09 12
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 13
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P2 - Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 11
P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 37