September 4, 1943 |
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
|Club||G.S. Fiamme Oro|
|Achievements and titles|
Giuseppe Gentile won four medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions. He participated at two editions of the Summer Olympics (1968, 1972), he has 33 caps in national team from 1962 to 1972. After his sporting career, he was also an actor in some films. He appeared opposite Maria Callas in the film version of Medea by Pier Paolo Pasolini, in the role of Jason.
- Triple jump: 17.10 m ( Mexico City, 16 October 1968)
- Triple jump: 17.22 m ( Mexico City, 17 October 1968)
|1963||Mediterranean Games||Napoli, Italy||2nd||15.50 m|
|1967||Mediterranean Games||Tunis, Tunisia||2nd||16.04 m|
|Universiade||Tokyo, Japan||3rd||15.84 m|
|1968||Olympic Games||Mexico City, Mexico||3rd||17.22 m|||
|1972||Olympic Games||Munich, West Germany||16th||16.04 m|
- "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
- Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009.
- Wallechinsky, David (1984). The Complete Book of the Olympics: 1896-1980. Triple Jump. p.90.
- New world record at the moment of the jump.
- He set also the world record in qualyfing with the measure of 17.10 m.
- ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013.
|Men's Triple Jump World Record Holder
1968-10-16 – 1968-10-17