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Agnese Grigio (born 12 January 1963 Albignasego) was an Italian Paralympic athlete. She won a silver medal at the 1984 Summer Paralympics, in the Pentathlon, and bronze medal in the 800 meters. In 2014, she was awarded the Silver lion by the Veneto regional, Italian National Olympic Committee.

Life

Visually impaired from birth, she attended schools graduating as a massage therapist at the L. Configliachi Institute of Padua. She also started training in sport. She worked, and she continued as a pentathlete and middle distance runner, winning two medals in the 1984 Paralympic Games

For personal reasons, she soon stopped her athletic career, continuing to play torball (a discipline not present in the Paralympics), at national and international levels.

She is the sister of Emanuela Grigio.

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