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BERNARDI Christian
Sport Para athletics
NPC San Marino   
GenderMen
Age50
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55
Further Personal Information
Residence
San Giovanni sotto le Penne, SMR
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 at age 41.
Why this sport?
He was looking for a new challenge.
Club / Team
Futura San Marino Atletica: San Marino
Name of coach
Massimo Meca
Coach from which country?
San Marino
Coach from what year?
2011
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
San Marino
Location
Kuwait
General Interest
Hobbies
Wheelchair tennis, handbiking, playing the guitar. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Other information
HISTORY MAKER
At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London he became the first athlete from San Marino to compete at a Paralympic Games, as San Marino's Paralympic Committee was only ratified into the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] in December 2011. (sanmarinonotizie.com, 12 Dec 2011; london2012.com, 01 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
19 2012 Shot Put F54-56 4.54