Agnese Possamai

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Agnese Possamai
Agnese Possamai.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1953-01-17) 17 January 1953 (age 61)
Lentiai, Italy
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance running
Club Fiamma Belluno
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800 m: 2:00.36 (1980)
  • 1500 m: 4:05.14 (1984)
  • 3000 m: 8:37.96 (1983)

Agnese Possamai (born 17 January 1953 in Lentiai) is a retired middle distance runner from Italy. Her greatest achievements were the 1985 World Indoor silver medal as well as three European Indoor gold medals.

Biography[edit]

She won 11 medals, at senior level (9 individual, 2 team), at the International athletics competitions.[1] Her personal best times are 4:08.84 (1500 metres) and 8:37.96 (3000 metres). She has 60 caps in national team from 1977 to 1988.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1979 Mediterranean Games Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Split 2nd 800 metres 2:03.73 [3]
1981 European Indoor Championships France Grenoble 1st 1500 metres 4:07.49
1982 European Indoor Championships Italy Milan 1st 3000 metres 8:53.77 Sport records icon CR.svg
1983 European Indoor Championships Hungary Budapest 2nd 3000 metres 9:04.41
Mediterranean Games Morocco Casablanca 1st 1500 metres 4:13.58 [3]
1st 3000 metres 9:15.64 [3]
1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles 10th 3000 metres 9:10.82
1985 European Indoor Championships Greece Athens 1st 3000 metres 8:55.25
World Indoor Championships France Paris 2nd 3000 metres 9:09.66
1987 Mediterranean Games Syria Latakia 2nd 1500 metres 4:13.98 [3]

National championships[edit]

Agnese Possamai has won 22 times the individual national championship.[4][5]

  • 2 wins in the 800 metres (1978, 1979)
  • 5 wins in the 3000 metres (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987)
  • 5 wins in the 1500 metres indoor (1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1986)
  • 3 wins in the 3000 metres indoor (1982, 1983, 1984)
  • 7 wins in the cross country running (1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c d "MEDITERRANEAN GAMES". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 

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