Giuseppe Tosi

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Giuseppe Tosi
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1916-05-25)May 25, 1916
Borgo Ticino, Italy
Died 10 July 1981(1981-07-10) (aged 65)
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 125 kg (276 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Club SS Giovinezza
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Discus throw: 54.80 m (1948)

Giuseppe "Beppe" Tosi (May 25, 1916, in Borgo Ticino, Novara – July 10, 1981) was an Italian athlete, who mainly competed in the discus throw.

Biography[edit]

He competed for Italy in the men's discus throw event at the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, Great Britain, where he won the silver medal. In 1946, 1950 and 1954 Tosi won the silver medal at the European Championships.

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1948 Olympic Games United Kingdom London 2nd Discus throw 51.78 m [1]
1952 Olympic Games Finland Helsinki 8th Discus throw 49.03 m

National championships[edit]

Beppe Tosi has won 5 times the individual national championship.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ His 51.78 was provisional Olympic record.
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 6 December 2012. 

External links[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Italy Adolfo Consolini
Men's Discus European Record Holder
August 22, 1948 – September 18, 1948
Succeeded by
Italy Adolfo Consolini