October 15, 1971
1.69 m (5 ft
6 in) 1⁄ 2
56 kg (123 lb)
Snam Gas Metano
Achievements and titles
Antonella Bevilacqua (born 15 October 1971 in Foggia) is an Italian high jumper, whose personal best jump was 1.98 metres, achieved in May 1996 in Milan.
Biography [ edit ]
In 1996 Bevilacqua tested positive for the prohibited substances
ephedrine and pseudoephedrine twice during the same month. The IAAF decided to put the case to arbitration and allowed Bevilaqua to compete at that year's Olympic Games where she cleared 1.99m to finish 4th. However after the games it was decided that a doping offence had been committed and her Olympic result was annulled. [1 ] [2 ]
Achievements [ edit ]
Results with a Q indicate overall position in qualifying round.
originally placed 4th in the final in 1996.
National championships [ edit ]
Antonella Bevilacqua has won
13 times the individual national championship. [5 ] [6 ]
6 wins in the high jump (1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003)
7 wins in the high jump indoor (1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2004)
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Lauri Tarasti: When can an athlete be punished for a doping offence? Procedural faults and the burden of proof
^ She was fourth.
^ However after the games it was decided that a doping offence had been committed and her Olympic result was annulled.
^ ". sportolimpico.it "CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012" . Retrieved 29 November 2012.
^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com . Retrieved 29 November 2012.
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