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31 national records set at Italian winter indoor athletics championship

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On Monday, the Italian national winter indoor athletic championships were held in Ancona, and the day saw 31 national records set.  Most of the records were set by members affiliated with two federations, 18 from  Federazione Italiana Sport Paralimpici e Sperimentalii and Federazione Italiana Sport Disabilità Intellettiva Relazionale.

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Among the record holders was Fabio Bianchi, who had a national record of 11.37 in the T13 men’s 60 meter event. Luca Campeotto, who belongs to Atletica 2000, set a national record in the T43 men’s 60 meter event with a time of 9:56. Another national record setter was Cristian Bonaccina of Gsh Sempione 82 who set a men’s T37 record in the 400 meters with a time of 1:12.67.  Teammate Gianfilippo Mirabile also set a national record in the men’s T44 1500 meter event with a time of 5:31.85, over a minute faster than the previous national record.

 

220 athletes competed in the event, equaling a participation record set at the event last year.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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