Giampaolo Urlando

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Giampaolo Urlando
Giampaolo Urlando.JPG
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1945-02-07) February 7, 1945 (age 69)
Padua, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 100 kg (220 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Club Snia Milano
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Hammer throw: 78.16 m (1984)

Giampaolo Urlando (born 7 January 1945 in Padova) is a retired Italian hammer thrower.

Biography[edit]

He ended up in fourth place at the 1984 Summer Olympics, but was disqualified for testosterone use.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1979 Mediterranean Games Split, Yugoslavia 1st
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th
1981 World Cup Rome, Italy 3rd
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 11th
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 13th 72.06 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States DSQ

National championships[edit]

Giampaolo Urlando has won 10 times the individual national championship.[2]

  • 10 wins in Hammer throw (1967, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 

External links[edit]