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Paolo Agosti

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Gavardo, ITA
Occupation
Personal Trainer
Languages
English, Italian
Higher education
Sport Studies - University of Brescia: Italy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting at age 24 in Suzzara, Italy.
Why this sport?
"To improve myself."
Club / Team
Cinque Anelli : Brescia, ITA
Name of coach
Micaela Comini, ITA, from 2015

General interest

Hobbies
Sport, music, movies. (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the world championships. (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Micaela Comini. (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep strong." (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019)
Other sports
He has represented Italy in Para sailing and competed in the three-person keelboat mixed event at the 2010 World Championships in Medemblik, Netherlands. He has also competed in Para swimming at national level in Italy. (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019; SportsDeskOnline, 12 Sep 2017; IPC, 06 Nov 2009)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019)
Impairment
He has spina bifida. (Athlete, 20 Jun 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 59.00kg Final 2017-12-03 22