Fabio Cerutti

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Fabio Cerutti
2012-06-07 Bislett Games Fabio Cerutti.jpg
Cerutti at the 2012 Bislett Games
Personal information
Born (1985-09-26) 26 September 1985 (age 28)
Turin, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 metres
200 metres
Coached by Alessandro Nocera

Fabio Cerutti (born 26 September 1985 in Turin) is an Italian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.

Biography[edit]

He finished sixth in 60 metres at the 2007 European Indoor Championships. He also competed at the 2008 World Indoor Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final round. In Beijing he finished 5th in his heat in 10.49 seconds.[1] Together with Simone Collio, Emanuele di Gregorio and Jacques Riparelli he also took part in the 4 x 100 metres relay, but they were disqualified in the first round.[1] His personal best time is 10.13 seconds, achieved in July 2008 in Cagliari.

He equalled the Italian record of 6.55 seconds for 60m at the Italian indoor championships on 22 February 2009 winning his semi-final, however he was disqualified in the final due to a false start and it was eventually won by Simone Collio. At the European Indoor Championships in Turin, Cerutti finished second to Dwain Chambers in a time of 6.56. His teammate, Emanuele Di Gregorio, also ran a 6.56 earning him the bronze medal. He competed at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, reaching the quarterfinals stage of the 100 m.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Fabio Cerutti at the Wayback Machine (archived September 8, 2008), beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 24, 2008

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