Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S10, SB9, SM10
Further personal information
Partner Alessia Scortechini
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four in Terni, Italy. He began Para swimming in 2015, less than a month after his accident.
Why this sport?
He was contacted by the Italian Paralympic Swimming Federation [FINP] to start competing in late 2015, and made his debut in January 2016 at the Croatian Swimming Open in Split, Croatia.
Club / Team
CC Aniene: Italy
Looking after his pets. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the 4x100m relay at the 2018 European Championships in Dublin, Ireland. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Former coach Marco Cicconi. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Ryan Lochte. (Athlete, 09 Sep 2019)
His partner Alessia Scortechini has competed in Para swimming for Italy. She won two gold medals at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Instagram profile, 12 Oct 2020; gettyimages.dk, 03 Dec 2017)
He lost his right hand after suffering an accident at work in 2015. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
|Men's 50 m Freestyle S10||Heat 3||2016-09-09||5|
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S10||Heat 1||2016-09-10||4|
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S10||Final Round||2016-09-10||8|
|Men's 100 m Butterfly S10||Heat 2||2016-09-12||4|
|Men's 100 m Butterfly S10||Final Round||2016-09-12||7|
|Men's 100 m Freestyle S10||Heat 2||2016-09-13||6|
|Men's 400 m Freestyle S10||Heat 2||2016-09-15||8|