Francesco Scuderi

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Francesco Scuderi
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1977-10-04) October 4, 1977 (age 36)
Catania, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club G.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 60 m indoor: 6.60 (1998)
  • 100 m: 10.19 (2000)
  • 200 m: 20.66 (2006)

Francesco Scuderi (born 4 October 1977) is an Italian sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres.

Biography[edit]

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[1] 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.[2]

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney 7th 4×100 metres 38.67 Sport records icon SB.svg

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