Andrea Facchin

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Andrea Facchin
Medal record
Men's canoe racing
Representing  Italy
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing K-2 1000 m
Mediterranean Games
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Almería K-1 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Almería K-2 1000 m

Andrea Facchin (born 20 September 1978 in Padova) is an Italian flatwater canoer who has competed since 1999. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the K-2 1000 m event at Beijing in 2008.

Facchin's greatest success came in 2002 when he won a bronze medal at the European Championships in the K-4 500 m event. He also won the K-1 500 m event at the 1999 Military World Games.

For the specific weight training programme, his strength coach was Master Paolo Tassetto.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giovanni Lunardi (24 September 2003). "Canottieri, cinque titoli a Milano". Il Mattino di Padova.

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