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Niccolo Campriani

Niccolo Campriani
Niccolo Campriani

Niccolo is an Italian shooting athlete who first became involved with the sport when he was 13 years old. He has participated in many competitions in his career, with the three rifle competitions at the London 2012 Olympic Games probably his best performances to date. Despite high expectations, Niccolo is always able to stay focused on the present moment and enjoy his shooting.

Baku 2015 will go down in history!-Niccolo Campriani

Greatest Sport Achievements:

Winning the gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games

 

We asked Niccolo:

How did you first become involved in your sport?

I started shooting when I was 13 years old thanks to my dad. He is an amateur pistol shooter and one time he brought me with him to the shooting range. It was love at first sight.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

My greatest accomplishment as a professional athlete is having been able to work on my weaknesses. Even if I did not overcome all my fears I became able to accept them and deal with them in a positive and productive way.

Which living person do you most admire and why?

My parents are easily the two best people I know, they support me in everything I do. I know how much they sacrificed for me and my sporting career, and I will always be grateful for what they taught me.

Are you excited to be competing in the first ever European Games?

I am really proud to be part of the first European Games; this is a great opportunity to promote our sport and values of fair play in general. Also, in 30 or 40 years from now, it will be fun to say to my grandkids that I was at the very first edition of the European Games.

Favorite food?

Pasta

Favorite book?

Life of PI

Favorite place in the world?

Iceland

Most treasured possession?

My family

Favourite historical figure?

Gandhi


Profile

Sport Shooting
DOB 06.11.87
Country Italy

Baku 2015 Shooting

Medal events

19

Athletes

330

Competition days

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