Roberto La Barbera

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Roberto La Barbera
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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1967-02-25) 25 February 1967 (age 50)
Alessandria, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Country  Italy
Sport Paralympic athletics
Disability Unilateral amputation
Club ASD Scanavino Team
Coached by Alessandro Kuris

Roberto La Barbera is a paralympic athlete from Italy competing mainly in category F44 long jump and pentathlon events.


La Barbera has competed in three Paralympic Games winning a silver medal. His first games were in 2000 Summer Paralympics where he competed in the 200m, 400m, 800m, discus, long jump and pentathlon but was unable to win any medals. This he corrected in 2004 where he won a silver medal in the long jump as well as competing in the 400m, 4 × 100 m and pentathlon. His third games were in Beijing in 2008 where he competed in the long jump and pentathlon but was unable to win a second medal.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Measure
2004 Paralympics Games Greece Athens 2nd Long jump F44 6.45 m

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