Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 at age 46 in Padova, 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 [national], ITA
Her routine includes exercises that maintain her muscles, and she also makes use of a mental coach.
Gardening, reading. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing third at the 2015 World Cup event in Osijek, Croatia. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her partner Ivano. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Italian sport shooter Roberto Di Donna. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She listens to music before competitions. (Athlete, 23 Aug 2021)
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." (aism.it, 17 Dec 2020)
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (aism.it, 17 Dec 2020)
Her impairment is a result of the effects of multiple sclerosis. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2014)
|Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1||Final||2014-07-20||8|
|Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1||Qualification||2014-07-20||5|
|P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1||Qualification||2016-09-09||12|
|P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1||Qualification||2016-09-14||13|
|P2 - Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1||Qualification||2018-05-05||11|
|P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1||Qualification||2018-05-05||37|