Fabrizio Mori

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Fabrizio Mori
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1969-06-28) 28 June 1969 (age 45)
Livorno, Italy
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres hurdles
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m hs: 47.54 (2001)

Fabrizio Mori (born 28 June 1969 in Livorno) is an Italian hurdler, best known for his gold medal at the 1999 World Championships.

Biography[edit]

Fabrizio Mori won nineteen medals at the International athletics competitions, five of these with national relays team.[1] He represented in the Golden Gala eight times between 1992 and 2002.[2] His greatest success was in 1997 when he copped the gold medal, beating athletes such as Bryan Bronson, Stephane Diagana and Samuel Matete. In 2010 he was ranked 16th in the world along with Derrick Adkins of the USA with his 47.54 best time[3] This also makes him the third fastest European ever[4]

Mori announced his retirement from professional athletics in 2006 in front of the 2006 Winter Olympics crowd gathered in his homeland, Turin, Italy. His personal best over 400 metres hurdles, which is also an Italian record, is 47.54 seconds, achieved at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton. He participated at three editions of the Summer Olympics (1992, 1996, 2000), he has 32 caps in national team from 1988 to 2002.[5]

National records[edit]

  • 400 metres hurdles: 47.54 (Canada Edmonton, 10 August 2001) - current holder

Progression[edit]

He finished the season 11 times in world top 25, in 1999 he was World Leader.[6]

Year Time Venue Date World Rank
2005 50.06 Italy Turin 3 Jun
2003 50.18 Italy Florence 21 Jun
2002 48.23 Italy Rome 12 Jul 8th
2001 47.54 Canada Edmonton 10 Aug 2nd
2000 48.40 Australia Sydney 25 Sep 10th
1999 47.72 Spain Sevilla 27 Aug 1st
1998 48.36 Italy Rome 14 Jul 11th
1997 47.79 Germany Munich 16 Aug 3rd
1996 48.33 Italy Bologna 26 May 13th
1995 49.27 South Africa Cape Town 6 May
1994 49.24 Italy Rome 8 Jun 19th
1993 49.23 Germany Stuttgart 17 Aug 24th
1992 49.16 Spain Barcelona 3 Aug 23rd
1991 48.92 Italy Tokyo 25 Aug 11th
1990 52.00 1 Jan
1989 49.86 Italy Catania 21 Jun
1988 51.46 Spain Lloret de Mar 9 Jul
1987 52.55 1 Jan

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
1991 Mediterranean Games Greece Athens 2nd 400 metres hurdles 49.85
1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta 6th 400 metres hurdles 48.71
1997 World Championships Greece Athens 4th 400 metres hurdles 48.05
7th 4x400 metres relay 3:01.52 Sport records icon SB.svg
1998 European Championships Hungary Budapest 3rd 400 metres hurdles 48.71
1999 World Championships Spain Seville 1st 400 metres hurdles 47.72 Sport records icon WL.svg
2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia 7th 400 metres hurdles 48.78 [7]
2001 World Championships Canada Edmonton 2nd 400 metres hurdles 47.54 Sport records icon NR.svg
2002 European Championships Germany Munich 4th 400 metres hurdles 49.05

National championships[edit]

He has won 3 times the individual national championship.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Federazione Italiana Di Atletica Leggera. "Fabrizio Mori". Golden Gala. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  3. ^ International Association of Athletics Federation. "400 Metres Hurdles All Time". Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  4. ^ European Athletics. "A champion remembers - Fabrizio Mori". Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  6. ^ "Fanrizio Mori - Top 25 Lists". trackfield.brinkster.net. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  7. ^ He ran in a better crono (48.40 his Season Best) in semi-final.
  8. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
United States Bryan Bronson
Men's 400m Hurdles Best Year Performance
1999
Succeeded by
United States Angelo Taylor