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CIANI Azzurra
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Italy   
GenderWomen
Age37
Place of BirthFaenza, ITA
Height1.63 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Faenza, ITA
Languages
English, Italian
Higher education
Accademia di Belle Arti: Bologna, ITA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began in 1999 at a shooting range in Faenza, Italy.
Why this sport?
Her local club organised an event designed to encourage people to start shooting.
Club / Team
ASD Faenza: Italy
Name of coach
Giuseppe Ugherani [national]
Coach from which country?
Italy
Senior International Debut
Year
2001
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Denmark
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing sixth in the R3 10m rifle prone at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 28 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
Her friend Elio Gallina. (Athlete, 28 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To win a medal at a Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 28 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2004 Air Rifle Prone SH1 702.9
13 2004 Free Rifle Prone SH1 582
15 2008 Air Rifle Prone SH1 598
18 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH1 376
20 2008 Free Rifle Prone SH1 583
19 2012 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 369
5 2012 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 704.9
26 2012 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 580
13 2012 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 543
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
15 2006 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
25 2010 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
17 2010 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
21 2010 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1