Giovanni Achenza H1

  • Italy
  • Born: 1971
Biography

In March of 2003, Giovanni Achenza fell off a ladder while working, which resulted in a spinal cord injury. Ten years later, having already competed in para-cycling, Giovanni wanted to challenge himself again by competing in a different sport, so he took up paratriathlon. A regular on the podium since including bronze at Rio 2016 and a multiple Italian champion, in 2019 he won the European Championships in Valencia.

Career Highlights:
- 2019 European Champion
- 2nd place 2019 WPS Yokohama
- 3rd place 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
- 3rd place Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

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2021 World Triathlon Para Cup Besancon
13 Jun, 2021 - PTWC Men - 01:08:08
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AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Para Series Leeds
05 Jun, 2021 - PTWC Men - 01:12:43
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2019 Valencia ETU Paratriathlon European Championships
14 Sep, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:01:13
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2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
01 Sep, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:10:10
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2019 Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
13 Jul, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:02:02
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Giovanni
Family Name Achenza H1
Representing ITA
Para triathlon Class PTWC
Para triathlon Subclass H1
Year of Birth 1971
Coach Mattia Cambi
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