Carlo Speroni

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Carlo Speroni
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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1899-07-12)12 July 1899
Busto Arsizio, Italy
Died 12 October 1969(1969-10-12) (aged 70)
Country Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long distance running
Club US Busto Arsizio
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 5000 m: 15:24.6 (1919)
  • 10000 m. 32:03.8 (1924)
  • Marathon: 2:44:58 (1913)

Carlo Speroni (13 July 1895 – 12 October 1969) was an Italian long-distance runner.


He was called to the national team for three Olympics, 1912, 1920 and 1924 Summer Olympics.[1] In 1913 he set the Italian record of six miles, a record that lasted for seventeen years. In 1914 he established and improved two more records on the 10,000 meters. He made his first race with the coat biancoblu at the age of fifteen. In 1936 he became massager to Pro Patria Calcio, where he worked for thirty years. In 1971 the stadium Stadio Carlo Speroni was named after him.

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
1912 Olympic Games Sweden Stockholm DNF Marathon NT
1920 Olympic Games Belgium Antwerp 7th 5000 metres NT
Finals 10,000 metres DNF
1924 Olympic Games France Paris DNF 10,000 metres NT

National championships[edit]

He has won 12 times the individual national championship.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Carlo Speroni Olympic Results". Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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