Giovanni Achenza H1

  • Italy
  • Born: 1971
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Rankings
Paratriathlon Ranking 3
Starts
32
Podiums
22
Wins
6
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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Latest Athlete Results
1
2019 Valencia ETU Paratriathlon European Championships
14 Sep, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:01:13
3
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
01 Sep, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:10:10
1
2019 Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
13 Jul, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:02:02
3
2019 Groupe Copley World Paratriathlon Series Montreal
28 Jun, 2019 - PTWC Men - 00:59:28
1
2019 ITA Paratriathlon National Championships
08 Jun, 2019 - PTWC Men - 00:59:33
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Giovanni
Family Name Achenza H1
Representing ITA
Paratriathlon Class PTWC
Paratriathlon Subclass H1
Year of Birth 1971
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Giovanni's next event
05 Mar, 2020
2020 Abu Dhabi ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates • Start List
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