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Ambra Sabatini

The rising Italian star Ambra Sabatini’s big goal: to run 100 metres in 14 seconds. Nothing is stopping one of Italy’s most ambitious Paralympic talent. Filled with willpower and bravery, Ambra set her road to recovery after a tragic car accident when she was 17 years old.

Italy’s Para Athletics young rising star

Ambra Sabatini is one of Italy's young talents in Para Athletics. After her debut at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai 2021. She managed to win gold in the 100 metres sprint at her first Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Martina Caironi, one of Italy’s Paralympic Champions, is Ambra’s guiding mentor, who she looked up to during her rehabilitation.

Before her accident, Ambra was already a successful able-bodied athlete and is now building on previous successes thanks to enormous willpower.

“The harder the fight, the greater the triumph.“

Ambra Sabatini, track and field athlete and Ottobock Ambassador

Ottobock ambassador Ambra Sabatini is the upcoming Italian talent.

On her way to the very top

She qualified for her first Paralympic Games in Tokyo. There she achieved the gold medal in the 100 metres sprint.

Key facts

  • Nationality: Italian
  • Year of birth: 2002
  • Sport: track and field – 100 m and long jump
  • Classification: T63
  • Coach: Jacopo Boscarini
  • Club: Fiamme Gialle
  • Devices: for sports: Runner 1E91; in daily life: Genium X3

Victories and achievements

  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020:
    • Gold medal on 100 m
  • World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2021 Dubai:
    • Gold medal on 100 m

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