Giuliana Salce

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Giuliana Salce
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1955-06-16) June 16, 1955 (age 59)
Rome, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Racewalking
Club CUS Roma
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 5 km walk: 21:35:25 (1986)
  • 3 km walk indoor: 12:31:57 (1985)

Giuliana Salce (born June 16, 1955 in Rome) is a retired female race walker from Italy. Her greatest achievement was the 1985 World Indoor gold medal.

In her career she set three world records in the beginning of the women's racewalking.

Biography[edit]

She won three medal, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] She has 17 caps in national team from 1979 to 1987.[2]

After her career in athletics, she tried to go cycling master, but after some time has been involved in an ugly story of doping, after the inevitable disqualification is taken the complaint to the person who was involved and the publication of a book, Dalla vita inn giù, 2011.[3]

World record[edit]

Outdoor
  • 5 km walk: 21:51:85 (Italy L'Aquila, 1 October 1983)
  • 5 km walk: 21:35:25 (Italy Verona, 19 June 1986)
Indoor
  • 3 km walk: 12:31:57 (Italy Florence, 6 February 1985)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1983 World Race Walking Cup Bergen, Norway 18th 10 km
1985 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st 3 km
1987 European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece 2nd 3 km
World Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 3 km
World Championships Rome, Italy 18th 10 km

National championships[edit]

Giuliana Salce has won 4 times the individual national championship.[4][5]

  • 1 win in the 10 km walk (1984)
  • 7 wins in the 3000 metres walk indoor (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ "Dalla vita in giù - Diario di una donna in marcia". .bookdepository.co.uk. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 

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