October 4, 1977 |
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (150 lb)|
|Club||G.S. Fiamme Azzurre|
|Achievements and titles|
He finished seventh in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2000 Olympic Games, together with teammates Francesco Scuderi, Alessandro Cavallaro, Maurizio Checcucci and Andrea Colombo. He also won the bronze medal at the 1996 World Junior Championships and finished fifth at the 2002 European Indoor Championships, both in the individual distance. At the 2001 Mediterranean Games he won a gold medal in relay. He also competed at the 2001 World Championships and the 2002 European Championships without reaching the final.
His personal best times were 6.60 seconds in the 60 metres, achieved in the heats of the 1998 European Indoor Championships in Valencia; 10.19 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in September 2000 in Milan; and 20.66 seconds in the 200 metres, achieved in June 2006 in Palermo.
He contracted Bechet Syndrome in 2003 and could not compete for two years due to the seriousness of the condition. He recovered and managed to gain selection for the 2006 European Athletics Indoor Cup.
|2000||Olympic Games||Sydney||7th||4×100 metres||38.67|
- IAAF World Junior Championships - GBR Athletics
- French sprint stars head home teams for European Athletics Indoor Cup. European Athletics. Retrieved on 2011-01-26.