Martina Caironi

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Martina Caironi
Martina Caironi Rio2016 cr.jpg
Caironi at the 2016 Paralympics
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1989-09-13) 13 September 1989 (age 27)
Alzano Lombardo, Italy
Sport
Sport Paralympic athletics
Disability class T42
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Coached by Mario Poletti
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m T42: 14.61 Sport records icon WR.svg
  • long jump T42: 4.66 m

Martina Caironi (born 13 July 1989) is an Italian Paralympic athlete. She competed at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics and won a gold medal in the 100 m sprint in 2012 and a silver in the long jump in 2016.[1]

Biography[edit]

As a result of a motorcycle accident in 2007, had to undergo high-femoral amputation of her left leg.[2]

World records[edit]

  • 100 m – T42: 15.87 (London, 5 September 2012)

Others achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
2011 IWAS World Games United Arab Emirates Sharjah 3rd Long jump F42 2.83 m [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martina Caironi. rio2016.com
  2. ^ "PARALIMPIADI LONDRA 2012: Martina Caironi oro con record del mondo sui 100 metri" (in Italian). ilsussidiario.net. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "IWAS Junior World Games – Complete athletics results" (PDF). iwasf.com. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 

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