Franco Arese

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Franco Arese
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Personal information
Full name Francesco Arese
Nationality Italian
Born (1944-04-13) April 13, 1944 (age 70)
Centallo, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance running
Club Atalanta Balangero
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800 m: 1:46.6 (1972)
  • 1500 m: 3:36.3 (1971)
  • Mile: 3:56.7 (1971)
  • 5000 m: 13:40.0 (1971)
  • 10000 m: 28:27.0 (1971)

Francesco "Franco" Arese (born April 13, 1944 in Centallo) is an Italian middle-distance runner, competing mainly at 1500 m. Arese won the 1500 meters final at the 1971 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland.[1]

He currently is the President of Italian Athletics Federation (FIDAL).[2]

Biography[edit]

Arese has won several Italian championships on 800, 1500 and 5000 meters.[3]

He competed in both the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City and the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, but on both occasions failed to qualify for the final.

Achievements[edit]

National championships[edit]

He won 12 times the national championship.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ gbrathletics - European Championships (Men)
  2. ^ "Franco Arese - Presidente federale" (in italian). fial.it. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  3. ^ gbrathletics - Italian Championships
  4. ^ a b c d "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 

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