High School and Personal: Born in Domodossola, Italy … parents are Simonetta Mocellini and Mauro Spanò … has one older sister, Greta, and one younger sister, Gloria … attended one year of high school at Woods Cross in Utah as a foreign exchange student before finishing high school back home in Italy … in his one season in Utah, he managed to win three 4A state track titles at 100-meters with a time of 10.77 seconds, 200-meters in 21.68, and the long jump at 22-1 ½ … competed at the 2014 World Junior Outdoor Championships held in Eugene, Ore., finishing 14th overall in the 200-meter semifinals for Italy, and posting a PR of 20.98 seconds in the semis after running 21.04 in the first round … also ran on the 4x100m relay for Italy at World Juniors … won the 2014 Italian junior national title at 200-meters with a time of 21.37 seconds … the 2014 European Indoor Junior Champion at 200-meters in 21.49 seconds … set the Utah state record in the 200-meters with a season-best of 21.41 … also helped the 4x100m relay win the Utah state title in 2013 and led the team to the overall team title … set a 400m best of 48.75 at a meet in Italy in June of 2013 … long jump PR of 23-0 ½ in 2012 in Italy … has also run a 60-meters indoor best of 6.91 seconds.
2014 Italy Junior Champs - 1st, 200m
2014 World Junior Champs - 14th, 200m
100m…….10.68 / 10.54w
Long Jump…….23-0 ½