Gianni Caldana

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Gianni Caldana
Personal information
Full name Giacinto Caldana
Nationality Italian
Born (1913-11-19)November 19, 1913
Vicenza, Italy
Died 6 September 1995(1995-09-06) (aged 81)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Giglio Rosso Firenze
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 110 m hs: 14.7 (1940)
  • Long jump: 7.50 m (1936)

Gianni Caldana (November 19, 1913 – September 6, 1995) was an Italian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

Biography[edit]

He competed for an Italy in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his team mates Orazio Mariani, Elio Ragni and Tullio Gonnelli.

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1936 Olympic Games Germany Berlin 2nd 4x100 m relay 41.1
12th Long jump 7.26 m Wind assisted
Heat 110 metres hurdles 15.1

National championships[edit]

Gianni Caldana has won 5 times the individual national championship.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 

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