Ettore Perego

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Ettore Perego (11 April 1913 – 23 October 2013) was an Italian gymnast who competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics, where his best individual finish was 12th in the men's pommel horse while his team was ranked 5th among 16 nations in the men's team all-around. Born in Monza and competing out of Pro Lissone,[1] he was an Italian national champion prior to the Games and later, until his 1978 retirement, worked as a gymnastics coach with Pro Lissone. He turned 100 in April 2013[2] and died in Sesto San Giovanni in October 2013.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (April 2013). "Ettore Perego Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  2. ^ "Tanti Auguri Ettore, Centenario Campione" (in Italian). NordMilano24. 2013-04-12. Retrieved 2013-04-16. 
  3. ^ "La Pro Lissone piange il suo alfiere - Addio all’olimpionico Ettore Perego". Il Cittadino mb (in Italian). 2013-10-24. Retrieved 2013-11-03.