“On a moped with dad to go to training ..”

Amber Sabatini guest of “Most surelyo ”by Silvia Toffanin on Channel 5. At the age of 19, Ambra Sabatini won the gold medal for the 100 meters at the Tokyo Paralympics: the athlete lost her leg in an accident while on a moped with her father.

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Ambra Sabatini at “Verissimo”

Amber Sabatini guest of “Verisism” from Silvia Toffanin. At the age of 19, Ambra Sabatini won the gold medal for the 100 meters at the Tokyo Paralympics: “I’m very happy – she said – When I was on the return flight to Tokyo I always checked the overhead bin to make sure the medal was still there “.

Ambra he lost his leg in an accident on 5 June 2019 while he was on a moped with his father: «We were going to training, we were on a moped and a car invaded the lane. He took the scooter and his knee, with dad we tumbled together on the road for many meters. I immediately saw that the situation was serious but in order not to scare anyone I pretended nothing. I stayed alert and told myself that if I went back to running I would be able to do it even with only one leg. I had prepared myself beforehand to lose it. I was in intensive care for a week, then did some adjustment. I started walking again and resumed going to school 3 months later. There was a pandemic and I had to get the prosthesis, I started trying to do all the sports that I could practice without. Then she arrived and I resumed training, I went back to running, playing sports, became an example for other people, showing that all this is possible ».

In his life of Amber Sabatini there is also room for love: «My boyfriend is called Alessandro, we’ve been together for over a year. We met while we were doing athletics, it was a friendship that became closer and closer after the accident. Then in Porto Santo Stefano, while we were taking care of a colony of children, the spark went off … ».


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