Alessandro Andrei

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Alessandro Andrei

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

Biography[edit]

He 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. 

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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