Irene BURGO (ITA)

ITItaly
Age:
26 years
Languages:
Italian, English
Federation:
FEDERAZIONE ITALIANA CANOA KAYAK FICK
Irene BURGO

Biography

Further Personal Information

NICKNAME
Ire
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
Siracusa
OCCUPATION
Student, Athlete
HIGHER EDUCATION
University Student
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
I began kayak at age seven at The Canoa Club Siracusa in Siracusa, Italy
REASON FOR TAKING UP THE SPORT
I started this sport because my father (also my coach) did it for 25 years. I love my sport beacuse when I paddle i'm feeling happy and the world seems better to me. I feel free and I like so much the competition!!!
HOBBIES
Shopping and reading.
CLUB
Canoa Club Siracusa
NAME OF COACH
Maurizio Burgo
NATIONALITY OF YOUR COACH
Italian
SINCE WHEN HAVE YOU BEEN COACHED BY HIM/ HER?
2003
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT YEAR
2012
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COUNTRY
Italy
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
World Cup
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT LOCATION
Duisburg
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Bronze Medal at Senior European Championships 2015 K1 1000mt, Silver K1 5000mt. FINAL A IN K1 500 SENIOR WOMAN !
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN CAREER
Novak Djokovic, Eddy Merckx
TRAINING PARTNER(S)
My Brother
HERO/IDOL
Birgit Fisher, Natasa Janic
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
Go With Love & No Fear
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
Moscow
FAVOURITE FOOD
Paella
FAVOURITE MUSIC
Pop
AMBITIONS
OLYMPIC GAMES
OTHER SPORTS
Swimming