Alberto Braglia

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Alberto Braglia
— Gymnast —
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Personal information
Born (1883-03-23)23 March 1883
Campogalliano (Modena)
Died 5 February 1954(1954-02-05) (aged 70)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Alberto Braglia (March 23, 1883 in Campogalliano (Modena) – February 5, 1954) was an Italian gymnast. He won gold overall at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, 3 olympic gold medals throughout his career.[1]

Biography[edit]

Braglia died in a Modena medical clinic on 5 February 1954. He had been admitted to hospital in November 1953 after suffering a cardiac arrest.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alberto Braglia - Biography". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "L'olimpionico Braglia è morto in una clinica" (in Italian). La Stampa. 6 February 1954. 

External links[edit]

Summer Olympics
Preceded by
Pietro Bragaglia
Italy Flag bearer for Italy
1912 Stockholm
Succeeded by
Nedo Nadi