Franco Giongo

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Franco Giongo
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1891-07-07)July 7, 1891
Bologna, Italy
Died 28 December 1981(1981-12-28) (aged 90)
Bologna, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Atletic Club Torino
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 10.8 (1923)
  • 200 m: 21.7 (1914)
  • 400 m: 50.4 (1914)

Franco Giongo (Bologna 7 July 1891 - 28 December 1981) was an Italian track and field athlete who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

Biography[edit]

In 1912 he was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 100 metres competition as well as of the 200 metres event. He also participated in the 400 metres competition and was eliminated in the first round. One of his granddaughters is the Italian reporter and writer Maria Cristina Giongo.

National championships[edit]

Franco Giongo has won 11 times the individual national championship.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 

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