Donato Sabia

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Donato Sabia
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1963-09-11) September 11, 1963 (age 50)
Potenza, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres
800 metres
Club Pro Patria Milano
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m: 47.73 (1984)
  • 800 m: 1:43.88 (1984)

Donato Sabia (born 11 September 1963 in Potenza) is a retired Italian middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres.

Biography[edit]

Donato Sabia won two medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions, one of these with national relay team.[1] He participated at two editions of the Summer Olympics (1984, 1988), reaching, in both cases, the Olympic 800 meters final, he has 17 caps in national team from 1982 to 1988. His personal best time was 1:43.88 minutes, achieved in June 1984 in Florence.[2] In the 400 metres he had 45.73 seconds, achieved in June 1984 in Milan.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Result Event time Notes
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 2nd 4x400 m relay 3:04.54
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 4x400 m relay 3:05.10
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 800 m 1:48.05 [4]
Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 5th 800 m 1:44.53
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 7th 800 m 1:48.03 [5]

National championships[edit]

He has won 6 times the individual national championship.[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Italian all-time list, men's 800 metres (last updated for year 2000)
  3. ^ Italian all-time list, men's 400 metres (last updated for year 2000)
  4. ^ "15th indoor european athletics championships 1984 Gothenburg Sweden". athleticsdb.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  5. ^ He ran in a better crono (1:44.90= in semi-finals.
  6. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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