Elisa Rigaudo

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Elisa Rigaudo
Elisa-Rigaudo1.jpg
Personal information
Born (1980-06-17) 17 June 1980 (age 34)
Cuneo, Italy
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20 km walk
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 20 km: 1:27:12 (2008)

Elisa Rigaudo (born 17 June 1980) is an Italian race walker from Cuneo.

She won six medals, five of these to senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1]

Biography[edit]

She is affiliated with the Fiamme Gialle Castelporziano sports club. Rigaudo represented her country at the Summer Olympics in 2004 and 2008. She was the bronze medallist over 20 km at the 2011 European Race Walking Cup and went on to place fourth at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.

In 2002 she received a public warning for high levels of caffeine in her doping sample.[2] She came third at the 2012 Memorial Mario Albisetti, finishing behind Russia's Tatyana Sibileva.[3]

Progression[edit]

20 km walk
Year Time Venue Date World Rank
2012 1:27:36 United Kingdom London 11 AUG 11th
2011 1:30:44 South Korea Daegu 31 AUG 30th
2010 stops due to maternity
2009 1:29:04 Italy Sesto San Giovanni 1 MAY 15th
2008 1:27:12 China Beijing 21 AUG 8th
2007 1:29:15 United Kingdom Royal Leamington Spa 20 MAY 13th
2006 1:28:37 Sweden Göteborg 9 AUG 11th
2005 1:29:26 Hungary Miskolc 21 MAY 26th
2004 1:27:49 Germany Naumburg 2 MAY 9th
2003 1:30:34 France Paris 24 AUG 33th[clarification needed]
2002 1:30:43 Republic of Ireland Dublin 15 JUN 20th
2001 1:29:54 Netherlands Amsterdam 15 JUL 22nd
2000 1:32:50 Italy Taranto 19 MAR 70th

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
1998 World Junior Championships France Annecy 7th 5 km walk
1999 European Junior Championships Latvia Riga 6th 5 km walk
2001 European U23 Championships Netherlands Amsterdam 1st 20 km walk 1:29:54
2002 World Race Walking Cup Italy Turin 16th 20 km walk 1:33:38
2003 World Championships France Paris 10th 20 km walk 1:30:34 Sport records icon SB.svg
2004 Olympic Games Greece Athens 6th 20 km walk 1:29:57
World Race Walking Cup Germany Naumburg 5th 20 km walk 1:27:49 Sport records icon SB.svg
2005 European Race Walking Cup Hungary Miskolc 3rd 20 km walk 1:29:26
World Championships Finland Helsinki 7th 20 km walk 1:29:52
Mediterranean Games Spain Almería 1st 20 km walk 1:32:44
2006 European Championships Sweden Gothenburg 3rd 20 km walk 1:28:37 Sport records icon SB.svg
World Race Walking Cup Spain La Coruña 10th 20 km walk 1:29:37 Sport records icon SB.svg
2007 World Championships Japan Osaka DNF 20 km walk NT
2008 Olympic Games China Beijing 3rd 20 km walk 1:27:12 Sport records icon PB.svg
World Race Walking Cup Russia Cheboksary 20th 20 km walk 1:32:38 Sport records icon SB.svg
2009 World Championships Germany Berlin 9th 20 km walk 1:31:52
2011 European Race Walking Cup Portugal Olhão 3rd 20 km walk 1:30:55
World Championships South Korea Daegu 4th 20 km walk 1:30:44 Sport records icon SB.svg
2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London 7th 20 km walk 1:27:36 Sport records icon SB.svg
2013 World Championships Russia Moscow 5th 20 km walk 1:28.41 Sport records icon SB.svg

National championships[edit]

Elisa Rigaudo has won 12 times the individual national championship.[4][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 25 December 2012. 
  2. ^ IAAF: IAAF News N.61
  3. ^ Sampaolo, Diego (2012-03-19). Schwazer clocks sensational 1:17:30 in Lugano. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-03-25.
  4. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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