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Paola Fantato

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Country  Italy
Name  Paola Fantato
Role  Olympic athlete

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Born  14 September 1959 (age 56) (1959-09-14) Verona, Italy
Sport  ArcheryParalympic Archery

Paola Fantato (born in Verona on September 13, 1959) is an Italian former archer, that won 8 medals (5 gold) at the Summer Paralympics.

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She participated also at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Biography

At age 8 she contracted poliomyelitis, and has been a wheelchair user ever since. She competed in archery at five consecutive Summer Paralympic Games from 1988 to 2004 and won a total of five gold medals, one silver, and two bronzes. She participated in both the 1996 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, taking a bronze medal in women's individual and a gold in women's team at the Paralympic Games. She won gold medals in both the individual and team events for archery at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, and took gold and silver at the 2004 Paralympics.

References

Paola Fantato Wikipedia


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