Cecilia Camellini

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Cecilia Camellini
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1992-03-10) 10 March 1992 (age 25)
Modena, Italy
Country  Italy
Sport Paralympic swimming
Disability Visually impaired
Disability class S11
Club ASD Tricolore
Coached by Alessandro Cocchi
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100m Freestyle S11: 1:07.29 Sport records icon WR.svg
  • 100m Backstroke S11: 1:19.64 Sport records icon WR.svg

Cecilia Camellini (born 10 March 1992 in Modena) is a visually-impaired, born blind, Paralympic swimmer of Italy. At the 2008 Summer Paralympics she won two silver medals.[1] At the 2012 Summer Paralympics she won two gold in world record time,[2] and two bronze medals.


Blind since birth, started swimming at the age of three years.[3]

World records[edit]

  • 100m Freestyle S11: 1:07.29 (United Kingdom London, 31 August 2012)
  • 100m Backstroke S11: 1:19.64 (Germany Berlin, 28 June 2012)

Others achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
2010 IPC Swimming World Championships Netherlands Eindhoven 1st 100m Freestyle S11 1:08.56 Sport records icon WR.svg [4]
1st 100m Backstroke S11 1:19.78 Sport records icon WR.svg [5]
2nd 200m Individual Medley SM11 2:58.17
2nd 50m Freestyle S11 31.85

See also[edit]


  1. ^ IPC bio
  2. ^ Radio New Zealand
  3. ^ "BigB.TV - Cecilia Camellini". youtube.com. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "World Records Fill Day 3 of Swimming Championships". paralympic.org. 18 August 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "IPC Swimming World Championships: Mallory Weggemann Finishes Meet With Nine World Records, Eight Gold Medals". swimmingworldmagazine.com. 20 August 2010. Archived from the original on 19 August 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 

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