Andrea Colombo

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Andrea Colombo
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1974-02-14) February 14, 1974 (age 40)
Bollate, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Snam San Donato
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 10.23 (1999)
  • 200 m: 20.60 (2001)

Andrea Colombo (born 14 February 1974 in Bollate) is an Italian sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres.

He won nine medals (eight at senior level), at the International athletics competitions, seven of these with national relays team.[1]

Biography[edit]

He finished seventh in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2000 Olympic Games, together with teammates Francesco Scuderi, Alessandro Cavallaro and Maurizio Checcucci. He also won the gold medal in 200 metres at the 1993 European Junior Championships,[2] and at the 2001 Mediterranean Games he won the silver medal in 200 metres and the gold medal in relay. He also competed at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics, in relay, without reaching the final.

His personal best times were 10.23 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in September 1999 in Rieti; and 20.60 seconds in the 200 metres, achieved at the 2001 Mediterranean Games.

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney 7th 4×100 metres 38.67 Sport records icon SB.svg

National championships[edit]

He has won 1 time the individual national championship.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  2. ^ European Junior Championships (Men) - GBR Athletics
  3. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 

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