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Santino Stillitano

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Children Riccardo, Nicolo, and Andrea
Residence
Como, ITA
Languages
English, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Varese, Italy.
Why this sport?
He liked being part of a team, and wanted to get to know new people.
Club / Team
Armata Brancaleone Varese: Italy
Name of coach
Massimo Da Rin [national], ITA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender

General interest

Nicknames
Buffon, Santi (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Cooking, athletics, travel. (comitatoparalimpico.it, 08 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Claiming gold at the 2011 European Championships in Solleftea, Sweden, and winning silver at the 2016 European Championships in Ostersund, Sweden. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Athletics coach Flavio Alberio. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; comitatoparalimpico.it, 08 Feb 2018)
Hero / Idol
Italian footballer Roberto Baggio. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Where there's a will, there's a way." (comitatoparalimpico.it, 08 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
He was given a Special Award at the 2018 Varese Sports Awards in Italy. (varesesport.com, 10 May 2018)
Impairment
He was born with agenesis in his right leg. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2014)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2019 he became a councillor in the municipality of Bregnano in Italy. (comuni-italiani.it, 01 Jan 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 1
Mixed Group B 3
Mixed Group B 6
Mixed Classification 5-8 201
Mixed Classification 7-8 102
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 1
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 3
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 5-8 2014-03-14 101
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-10 1
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-11 3
Mixed Tournament Group A 2018-03-12 5
Mixed Tournament Group A - Standings 2018-03-13 2
Mixed Tournament Semifinal 2018-03-15 2
Mixed Tournament Bronze Medal Match 2018-03-17 1