Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Fermo, Italy.
Why this sport?
He wanted to test his prosthesis to see if he could run, and continued from there.
Club / Team
Anthropos Civitanova Marche: Italy
Name of coach
Alessandro Kuris [national]
Count [because after his accident his friends said he walked like a Count with his walking stick]. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Mirko Campus and Antonio Centolanza. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Kaka, Italian Paralympic shot putter Assunta Legnante. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013; superabile.it, 16 Aug 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He likes to tie his laces and wear his socks a certain way. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always give the max." (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2013 Athlete of the Year in Fermo, Italy. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
An accident in 2001 resulted in his right foot being amputated. (inail.it, 13 Aug 2012)
|Men's 200 m T44||Heat 3||2012-09-01||4|
|Men's 100 m T44||Heat 1||2012-09-05||6|
|Men's 400 m T44||Heat 1||2012-09-07||4|
|Men's 200 m T44||Semifinal 1||2013-07-20||10|
|Men's 100 m T44||Semifinal 2||2013-07-22||12|
|Men's 400 m T44||Semifinal 2||2013-07-25||7|
|Men's 400 m T44||Final 1||2013-07-26||7|