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PUSINICH Marco
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age45
Place of BirthDolo, ITA
Height1.78 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children
Residence
Vicenza, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed playing with guns as a child, and after watching the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing on television he decided to take up the sport.
Name of coach
Giuseppe Ugherani [national]; Alberto Ardesi [national]
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Italy
Location
France
General Interest
Nicknames
Sexy Pistol [his family gave him the nickname]. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a car accident. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
23 2012 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 552
10 2012 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 529
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2010 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
13 2010 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
42 2014 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 540
34 2014 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 498
23 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 554
15 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 527
World Cup (Bangkok)
Rank Year Event Result
14 2017 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 548
1 2017 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 215.4
25 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 526
35 2018 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 534
27 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 503
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
28 2013 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 521
19 2013 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 508
27 2013 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 546
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
8 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
8 2018 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
14 2017 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 515
13 2017 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 550