Daniele Scarpa

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Daniele Scarpa
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold 1996 Atlanta K-2 1000 m
Silver 1996 Atlanta K-2 500 m
World Championships
Gold 1995 Duisburg K-2 500 m
Gold 1995 Duisburg K-2 1000 m
Silver 1993 Copenhagen K-2 1000 m
Silver 1994 Mexico City K-2 1000 m
Bronze 1985 Mechelen K-2 10000 m

Daniele Scarpa (born January 3, 1964 in Venice) is an Italian sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1980s to 1997. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won two medals at Atlanta in 1996 with a gold in the K-2 1000 m and a silver in the K-2 500 m events.

Scarpa also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-2 500 m and K-2 1000 m: both 1995), two silvers (K-2 1000 m: 1993, 1994), and a bronze (K-2 10000 m: 1985).

He quit the national team in 1997 to what he claimed was widespread doping. Scarpa also was elected to the local government as a member of the Greens Party.

Scarpa married the paralympian archer Sandra Truccolo in 2007 and they offer canoeing courses.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daniel Scarpa biography, besport.org, retrieved 27 September 2014