Giovanni Pettenella

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Giovanni Pettenella
Personal information
Full name Giovanni Pettenella
Born (1943-03-28)28 March 1943
Caprino Veronese, Italy
Died 20 February 2010(2010-02-20) (aged 66)
Milan, Italy
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter

Giovanni Pettenella (Caprino Veronese, March 28, 1943 - Milan, 20 February 2010) was an Italian racing cyclist and olympic champion in track cycling.

He received a gold medal in individual sprint at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[1] He received a silver medal in time trial.


  1. ^ "1964 Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan – Cycling" (Retrieved on June 7, 2008)