Giuseppe D'Urso

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Giuseppe D'Urso
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1969-09-15) September 15, 1969 (age 45)
Catania, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance running
Club CUS Roma
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800 m: 1:43.95 (1996)
  • 1500 m: 3:35.78 (1998)

Giuseppe D'Urso (born September 15, 1969 in Catania) is a former Italian 800 metres runner.

Biography[edit]

Giuseppe D'Urso won four medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] He participated at one edition of the Summer Olympics (1996), he has 31 caps in national team from 1989 to 2000.[2] He won a silver medal at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart. In addition he won a silver medal at the 1996 European Indoor Championships. His personal best in 800 metres is 1'43"95.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Result Event Time
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 7th 800 metres 1:47.29
1991 World Student Games Sheffield, United Kingdom 1st 800 metres 1:46.82
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 800 metres 1:44.86
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Heat 800 metres 1:47.43
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd 800 metres 1:48.04
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States SF 800 metres 1:46.97
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 1st 800 metres 1:47.10
World Championships Athens, Greece DNF 1500 metres NT
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary SF 800 metres 1:48.95
DNF 1500 metres NT
1999 World Championships Stockholm, Sweden 14th 1500 metres 3:50.71

National championships[edit]

He has won 7 times the individual national championship.[3][4]

  • 2 wins in the 800 metres (1993, 1994)
  • 3 wins in the 800 metres indoor (1993, 1996, 2000)
  • 2 wins in the 1500 metres indoor (1997, 1998)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

External links[edit]