Music Monday: Italy’s Martina Caironi

The T42 sprinter and long jumper shares her favourite three songs. 22 Feb 2016
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The T42 sprinter and long jumper Martina Caironi, shares with us her three favourite tunes.

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Italy’s golden girl Martina Caironi smashed the 100m T42 world record when she took the top spot at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, clocking a phenonemal 14.61 seconds.

It was Caironi’s second medal of the championships, having also won long jump T42 silver in a thrilling compeititon against Germany’s Vanessa Low.

The 26-year-old Paralympic champion also loves listening to music – here are the three top tunes Cairnoni has picked out for IPC Athletics’ #MusicMonday as she gears up for a tremendous year of para-athletics, which includes the IPC Athletics European Championships on her home soil in Grosseto, Italy, as well as the Paralympic Games three months later in Brazil.

Martina Caironi - #MusicMonday

1.Soothe Your Pain (Dub FX)

2.Funky Kingston (The Maytals)

3.Tough Lover (Etta James)

Sport fans from around the world can now buy their Paralympic tickets for Rio 2016 from authorised ticket resellers (ATRs).

The IPC’s Global ATR is Jet Set Sports, and Rio 2016 tickets and packages can be purchased on the CoSport website.

Residents of Brazil can buy 2016 Paralympics tickets directly from the Rio 2016 website.