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Sam Rizzo

Sport / Discipline

Athletics

Birth Place

Melbourne

Birth state

VIC

Date of Birth

03/08/2000

Age

20

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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Additional Information

Languages Spoken:

No

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

No

Education Details:

Currently Year 11at Secondary School

Club details:

YCW Ballarat Harriers, Ballarat & West Victoria Academy of Sport

Why did you begin your sport?

Richard Coleman's mother got in contact with my Family, and suggested I might like to give Wheel chair racing a go. I loved it from the first time I got in a race chair on the track.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

No

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Medalling at the World Para Junior Championships, 2017

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Richard Coleman. He is so committed to the sport. He has achieved a lot within the sport. Marcell Hug, for his Sporting achievements also.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

Richard Coleman. He has been my coach and mentor since the beginning. He gives me tips and strategies to help, but it means more because he has been through it all.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Base guitar

What is your sporting ambition?

Compete in a Paralympic Games