Edera Cordiale

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Edera Cordiale
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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1920-01-30) January 30, 1920 (age 95)
Turin, Italy
Died 4 April 1993(1993-04-04) (aged 73)
Tortorici, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Club Venchi Unica Torino
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Discus throw: 46.19 m (1950)

Edera Cordiale married Gentile (30 January 1920 – 4 April 1993) was an Italian athlete who competed mainly in the Discus.

Biography[edit]

She competed for Italy in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, United Kingdom in the Discus where she won the Silver medal splitting the French athletes Micheline Ostermeyer and Jacqueline Mazéas. In 1950 in the European Championships she won the bronze medal. [1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1948 Olympic Games United Kingdom London 2nd Discus throw 41.17 m
1950 European Championships Belgium Brussels 3rd Discus throw 41.57 m
1952 Olympic Games Finland Helsinki 14th Discus throw 38.22 m

National championships[edit]

She won 8 times the individual national championship.[2]

  • 8 wins in the discus throw (1943, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edera Cordiale - Biography". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 

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