Santo Mangano

Santo Mangano (born 28 August 1951)[3] is a former Italian paralympic shooter and before a wheelchair fencer who won eight medals at the Summer Paralympics.[4]

Santo Mangano
Personal information
National teamItaly
Born (1951-08-28) 28 August 1951 (age 70)
Castelmola, Italy[1]
Spouse(s)Mariella Bertini
SportPara shooting
Wheelchair fencing
DisabilityIntellectual disability
Disability classSH2
ClubASHA Pisa[2]
Medal record
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Paralympic Games 5 1 2
World cahampionships 1 0 0
Total 6 1 2
Paralympic shooting
Representing  Italy
World cahampionships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Linz Air rifle

Married to wheelchair fencer Mariella Bertini, she too, like him, winner of eight Paralympic medals between Seoul 1988 and Atlanta 1996.[1]


Year Competition Venue Rank Event
Wheelchair fencing
1984 Summer Paralympics   Stoke Mandeville 1st Foil individual 1B
1988 Summer Paralympics   Seoul 1st Air rifle 2 positions with aids 1A–1C
1st Air rifle kneeling with aids 1A–1C
1st Air rifle prone with aids 1A–1C
1992 Summer Paralympics   Barcelona 1st Mixed air rifle 3×40 SH4
1996 Summer Paralympics   Atlanta 2nd Mixed air rifle standing SH2
3rd Mixed air rifle 3×40 SH2
3rd Mixed air rifle prone SH2

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Arrigoni, Claudio (5 July 2012). Paralimpici: Lo sport per disabili: storie, discipline, ... (in Italian). ISBN 9788820355555. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Santo Mangano sport-disabili". (in Italian). Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Santo Mangano - Scheda persona". Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  4. ^ "All-Time Paralympic Summer Games Multi-Medallists - Country Italy". Retrieved 10 September 2021.

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