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Ugo Bregant

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2

Further personal information

Residence
Gorizia, ITA
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
Italian
Higher education
Accounting

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1986 in Bolzano, Italy.
Why this sport?
"I've always liked skiing, and I love the mountains."
Club / Team
ASD Brainpower: Belluno, ITA
Name of coach
Davide Gros [national], ITA; Mattia Casanova, ITA, from 2011

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in a race in Sestriere, Italy, in 2012. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Most influential person in career
His teammates and support staff at his club ASD Brainpower in Belluno, Italy. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Italian alpine skiers Marc Girardelli and Alberto Tomba. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"In sports, always strive for perfection." (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He had his right leg amputated in 1984 because of bone cancer. (ilpiccolo.gelocal.it, 11 Jan 2012; Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 41
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 35
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-20 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2011-01-21 22
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-13 9999