Amelia Piccinini

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Amelia Piccinini
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1917-01-17) January 17, 1917 (age 97)
Turin, Italy
Died 3 April 1979(1979-04-03) (aged 62)
Turin, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Club Venchi Unica Torino
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Shot put 13.39 m (1949)

Amelia Piccinini (Torino, 17 January 1917 - 3 April 1979) was an Italian athlete. She won two medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1]

Biography[edit]

She competed for Italy at the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, United Kingdom where she won the silver medal in the Women's Shot Put event.

In 1946 at the European Championships she won the bronze medal in the shot put and finished four in the long jump.

National championships[edit]

Amelia Piccinini has won 20 times consecutively the individual national championship.[2]

  • 4 wins in the long jump (1939, 1940, 1943, 1946)
  • 12 wins in the shot put (1941, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954)
  • 4 wins in the pentathlon (1937, 1946, 1947, 1948)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 

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