Daniele Greco

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Daniele Greco
Daniele Greco.jpg
Greco after his victory at Goteborg 2013.
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1989-03-01) March 1, 1989 (age 25)
Nardò, Italy
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jump
Club G.S. Fiamme Oro
Coached by Umberto Pegoraro
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Triple jump: 17.47 m (2012)
  • Triple jump indoor: 17.70 m (2013)

Daniele Greco (born 1 March 1989) is an Italian athlete competing in the triple jump.

Biography[edit]

On 9 June 2012 at Potenza, he jumped 17.47 m, that is the 2nd best performance in Italy of all-time, after the national record of Fabrizio Donato with the measure of 17.73 m.[1] He won the National Championships in Brixen on 8 July 2012 with 17.67m (+3.4), defeating the European champion, Fabrizio Donato. In Goteborg 2013 he jumped is new personal best with the measure of 17.70 m and best year performance.[2]

His best international result was the 4th place at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the gold medal at the 2013 European Indoor Championships.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Result Measure Notes
2007 European Junior Championships Netherlands Hengelo 12th 15.00 m
2008 World Junior Championships Poland Bydgoszcz 4th 16.33 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Italy Turin 14th (q) 15.76 m
Mediterranean Games Italy Pescara 3rd 16.64 m
European U23 Championships Lithuania Kaunas 1st 17.20 m
World Championships Germany Berlin 34th (q) 16.18 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Qatar Doha 19th (q) 15.60 m
European Championships Spain Barcelona 17th (q) 16.51 m
2011 European Indoor Championships France Paris 8th 16.24 m
European U23 Championships Czech Republic Ostrava 4th 16.55 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Turkey Istanbul 5th 17.28 m
European Championships Finland Helsinki 23rd (q) 15.90 m
Olympic Games United Kingdom London 4th 17.34 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Sweden Gothenburg 1st 17.70 m Sport records icon PB.svg
Mediterranean Games Turkey Mersin 1st 17.13 m

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greco esordio boom 17,47" (in italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Greco smashes his best to take triple jump gold in world-leading 17.70m". european-athletics.org. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 

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