Alessandro Andrei

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alessandro Andrei
Personal information
Born 3 January 1959 (1959-01-03) (age 55)
Florence, Italy

Alessandro Andrei (born 3 January 1959) is an Italian former shot putter. He was born in Florence.

Biography[edit]

Andrei won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, California. In 1987 he broke the world record three times in the same competition with 22.72, 22.84 & 22.91 m

He is married to Agnese Maffeis.[1]

World record[edit]

Shots series[3]

     World record

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
22.19 22.37 22.72 22.84 22.91 22.74

Progression[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alessandro Andrei". Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Italy's Andrei Surpasses 75 Feet to Break World Shotput Record". latimes.com. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Athletics .Record Smashed .Andrei Demolishes World Shot Mark". google.com. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 

External links[edit]

Records
Preceded by
East Germany Udo Beyer
Men's Shot Put World Record Holder
August 12, 1987 – May 22, 1988
Succeeded by
East Germany Ulf Timmermann