Italy national athletics team

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Ugo Frigerio, four medals (three gold), at the Olympic Games.

The Italy national athletics team represents Italy at the international athletics competitions such as Olympic Games or world athletics championships.

Medal count[edit]

Updated to 2013 World Championships in Athletics (18 August 2013).

Event Editions 1st edition Men Women Total Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot. Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot. Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Tot.
Olympic Games 26 1896 16 8 22 46 3 7 4 14 19 15 26 60 details
World Championships 13 1983 8 9 8 25 3 6 5 14 11 15 13 39 details
European Championships 20 1934 29 33 22 84 6 8 15 29 35 41 37 113 details
World Indoor Championships 14 1985 3 3 6 12 2 3 3 8 5 6 9 20
European Indoor Championships 36 1966 19 21 21 61 13 11 9 31 32 32 30 94
World Cup 10 1977 1 5 6 12 0 3 1 4 1 8 7 16 details
European Cup 41[1] 1965 50 58 88 196 8 13 31 52 58 71 119 248 details
Mediterranean Games 17 1951 110 82 69 262 57 65 42 163 167 147 111 425 details
Universiade 25 1959 38 26 41 105 11 15 9 35 49 41 50 140 details
Military World Games 5 1995 14 13 8 25 2 5 6 13 16 18 14 48 details
207 Tot. 289 257 267 828 104 136 125 363 393 394 416 1,203

Caps[edit]

Updatre at the 2013 Mediterranean Games (29 June 2013).      Still active

Men[edit]

Is Vittorio Visini, with 67 caps, the Italian athlete with most appearances in national team of all-time.[2][3]

Athlete Event Born Period Caps
World Ch. Olympics European Ch. Tot.
1 Vittorio Visini Racewalking 1945 1965–1981 3 5 67
2 Alessandro Andrei Shot put 1959 1981–1995 4 2 2 63
3 Maurizio Damilano Racewalking 1957 1977–1991 4 3 4 60
4 Giovanni Evangelisti Long jump 1961 1980–1994 3 3 4 59
Marco Montelatici Shot put 1953 1972–1986 1 2
6 Nicola Vizzoni Hammer throw 1973 1995–2013 8 4 5 58
7 Paolo Dal Soglio Shot put 1970 1992–2012 5 2 2 57
8 Dario Badinelli Triple jump 1960 1981–1993 1 1 2 56
9 Pietro Mennea Sprint 1952-2013 1969–1988 1 5 4 52
Sergio Liani 110 metres hurdles 1943 1965–1979 2 4
Silvano Simeon Discus throw 1945–2010 1966–1982 2 4
12 Stefano Tilli Sprint 1962 1983–2000 5 4 4 51
13 Adolfo Consolini Discus throw 1917–1969 1938–1960 4 5 50
14 Armando De Vincentiis Discus throw 1943 1969–1983 2 3 48
Pierfrancesco Pavoni Sprint 1963 1980–1990 2 2 2 51
16 Silvano Meconi Discus throw 1931 1955–1969 3 2 47
Renato Dionisi Pole vault 1947 1964–1978 2 2
18 Giuseppe Cindolo Middle distance running 1945 1965–1976 4 5 46
19 Sergio Bello 400 metres 1942 1961–1972 3 4 45
20 Giampaolo Urlando Hammer throw 1945 1965–1984 1 3 2 44
21 Abdon Pamich Racewalking 1933 1954–1973 5 6 43
Roberto Ribaud 400 metres 1961 1983–1987 2 1 2
23 Daniele Fontecchio 110 metres hurdles 1960 1980–1986 1 1 2 42
Carlo Lievore Javelin Throw 1937 1956–1971 2 3
Stefano Mei Middle distance running 1963 1981–1994 2 2 2
Giovanni De Benedictis Racewalking 1968 1987–2004 6 5 4
27 Livio Berruti Sprint 1939 1957–1968 4 3 41
Marco Martino Discus throw 1968 1983–1993 2 1 3
Gennaro Di Napoli Middle distance running 1968 1988–2002 4 3 4
30 Alessandro Lambruschini 3000 metres steeplechase 1951 1985–1998 4 3 4 40
31 Giuseppe Buttari 110 metres hurdles 1951 1971–1980 2 2 39
Diego Fortuna Discus throw 1968 1995–2005 4 2 1
Ennio Preatoni Sprint 1944 1963–1972 3 3

Women[edit]

Marisa Masullo (79) and Agnese Maffeis (73) are the Italian women with more appearances.[4]

Athlete Event Born Period Caps
World Ch. Olympics European Ch. Tot.
1 Marisa Masullo Sprint 1959 1977–1993 3 3 4 79
2 Agnese Maffeis Shot put and Discus throw 1965 1985–2003 2 3 4 73
3 Sara Simeoni High jump 1953 1970–1986 4 5 67
Erica Rossi 400 metres 1955 1974–1989 2 2 2
5 Gabriella Dorio 800 m and 1500 m 1957 1973–1991 3 2 3 65
6 Agnese Possamai Middle distance running 1953 1977–1988 60
7 Antonella Capriotti Long and Triple jump 1962 1980–1997 3 2 55
8 Daniela Ferrian Sprint 1961 1982–1993 2 1 1 51

Multiple medalists[edit]

# Athlete Olympics World Ch. World Indoor Ch. European Ch. European Indoor Ch. Total
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1 Sara Simeoni 1 2 0 - - - 1 0 2 4 0 0 6 2 2 10
2 Pietro Mennea 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 5 3 4 12
3 Eddy Ottoz 0 0 1 - - - 2 0 0 3 0 0 5 0 1 6
4 Fiona May 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4 4 2 10
5 Maurizio Damilano 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4 3 2 9
6 Annarita Sidoti 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 4 1 1 6
7 Adolfo Consolini 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5
8 Alberto Cova 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5
9 Agnese Possamai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 3 2 0 5
10 Abdon Pamich 1 0 1 - - - 2 1 0 - - - 3 1 1 5
11 Gennaro Di Napoli 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 4
12 Stefano Baldini 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 6
13 Ugo Frigerio 3 0 1 - - - - - - 3 0 1 6
14 Gelindo Bordin 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 6
15 Francesco Panetta 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4
16 Andrew Howe 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 4
17 Salvatore Antibo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 4
18 Stefano Tilli 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 4
19 Luigi Beccali 1 0 1 - - - 1 0 1 - - - 2 0 2 4
20 Gabriella Dorio 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 3
21 Ivano Brugnetti 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
22 Pino Dordoni 1 0 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 0 0 - - - 2 0 0 2

Olympic Games[edit]

17 of the 60 medals come from race walk, in pink color the women's medals.

Edition Gold medal.svg Gold Silver medal.svg Silver Bronze medal.svg Bronze Total
United Kingdom London 1908 800 metres
Emilio Lunghi
1
Sweden Stockholm 1912 10 km walk
Fernando Altimani
1
Belgium Antwerp 1920 3 km walk
Ugo Frigerio
4
10 km walk
Ugo Frigerio
3000 metres steeplechase
Ernesto Ambrosini
Marathon
Valerio Arri
France Paris 1924 3 km walk
Ugo Frigerio
2
Marathon
Romeo Bertini
United States Los Angeles 1932 1500 metres
Luigi Beccali
3
4X100 metres relay
Giuseppe Castelli
Gabriele Salviati
Ruggero Maregatti
Edgardo Toetti
50 km walk
Ugo Frigerio
Nazi Germany Berlin 1936 800 metres
Mario Lanzi
5
1500 metres
Luigi Beccali
4X100 metres relay
Orazio Mariani
Gianni Caldana
Elio Ragni
Tullio Gonnelli
Discus throw
Giorgio Oberweger
100 metres hurdles
Ondina Valla
United Kingdom London 1948 4X100 metres relay
Michele Tito
Enrico Perucconi
Carlo Monti
Antonio Siddi
5
Discus throw
Adolfo Consolini
Discus throw
Giuseppe Tosi
Shot put
Amelia Piccinini
Discus throw
Edera Cordiale
Finland Helsinki 1952 50 km walk
Pino Dordoni
2
Discus throw
Adolfo Consolini
Italy Rome 1960 200 metres
Livio Berruti
3
50 km walk
Abdon Pamich
100 metres
Giuseppina Leone
Japan Tokyo 1964 400 metres hurdles
Salvatore Morale
2
50 km walk
Abdon Pamich
Mexico Mexico City 1968 110 metres hurdles
Eddy Ottoz
2
Triple jump
Giuseppe Gentile
West Germany Munich 1972 200 metres
Pietro Mennea
2
1500 metres
Paola Pigni
Canada Montreal 1976 High jump
Sara Simeoni
1
Soviet Union Moscow 1980 200 metres
Pietro Mennea
4
4x400 metres relay
Roberto Tozzi
Mauro Zuliani
Stefano Malinverni
Pietro Mennea
20 km walk
Maurizio Damilano
High jump
Sara Simeoni
United States Los Angeles 1984 10000 metres
Alberto Cova
7
20 km walk
Maurizio Damilano
50 km walk
Sandro Bellucci
Long jump
Giovanni Evangelisti
Shot put
Alessandro Andrei
1500 metres
Gabriella Dorio
High jump
Sara Simeoni
South Korea Seul 1988 10000 metres
Salvatore Antibo
3
Marathon
Gelindo Bordin
20 km walk
Maurizio Damilano
Spain Barcelona 1992 20 km walk
Giovanni De Benedictis
1
United States Atlanta 1996 3000 metres steeplechase
Alessandro Lambruschini
4
5000 metres
Roberta Brunet
10 km walk
Elisabetta Perrone
Long jump
Fiona May
Australia Sydney 2000 Hammer throw
Nicola Vizzoni
2
Long jump
Fiona May
Greece Athens 2004 Marathon
Stefano Baldini
3
20 km walk
Ivano Brugnetti
Pole vault
Giuseppe Gibilisco
China Beijing 2008 50 km walk
Alex Schwazer
2
20 km walk
Elisa Rigaudo
United Kingdom London 2012 Triple jump
Fabrizio Donato
1
19 15 26 60

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 25 Men, 12 Women and 4 Unified.
  2. ^ "La squadra nazionale" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  4. ^ "Maffeis, mamma atletica" (in Italian). Gazzetta.it. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 

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