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DI LELLO Alessandro
Sport Para athletics
NPC Italy   
GenderMen
Age41
Place of BirthTivoli, ITA
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Irene
Residence
Tivoli, ITA
Languages
Italian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1992 in Tivoli, Italy.
Why this sport?
He initially got into athletics because he wanted to lose weight.
Club / Team
Fiamme Azzurre: Italy
Name of coach
Mario Poletti [national], ITA
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
Italy
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Participating in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and winning the 2013 London Marathon in England. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alessandro Di Priamo. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Hero / Idol
Ethiopian long-distance runner Haile Gebrselassie. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Injuries
He sustained an Achilles tendon injury after competing in the 2009 New York Marathon in the United States of America. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always go beyond." (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a motorcycle accident. (Athlete, 15 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2012 Marathon T46 2:46:27
  2016 Marathon T46  DNS
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 Marathon T46 2:33:42
Marathon World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 Marathon T45/46 2:31:25