Laura Fogli

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Laura Fogli
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1959-10-05) October 5, 1959 (age 55)
Comacchio, Italy
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 50 kg (110 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon
Club Snia Milano
Coached by Giuseppe Rossetti
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Marathon: 2:27.49 (1988)
  • 5000 m: 16:09.19
  • 10000 m: 33:39.04 (1984)

Laura Fogli (born 5 October 1959) is an Italian long-distance runner who specialized in the marathon race. She was born in Comacchio.

Biography[edit]

She won the inaugural edition of the Rome City Marathon in 1982.[1] From 1981 to 1989 she finished in the top four in eight out of nine New York City Marathons, the exception being 1987 when she did not compete.

She is married with Giuseppe Rossetti, who was also her coach.[2] She is the coach of the Italian singer Gianni Morandi who often takes part in marathons.[3]

Progression[edit]

Marathon

Fogil finished eight times in the top 25 world list.[4]

Year Performance World Rank Venue Date
1981 2.34.48 13 United States New York City Oct 25
1982 2.33.01 8 United States New York City Oct 24
1983 2.31.49 14 United States New York City Oct 23
1984 2.29.28 11 United States Los Angeles Aug 05
1985 2.31.36 15 United States New York City Oct 27
1986 2.29.44 9 United States New York City Nov 02
1988 2.27.49 8 South Korea Seoul Sep 23
1989 2.28.43 9 United States New York City Nov 05

Achievements[edit]

  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Performance Note
1981 New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 4th 2:34:47 [5]
1982 Rome City Marathon Italy Rome, Italy 1st 2:31:08
European Championships Greece Athens, Greece 2nd 2:36:28
New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 4th 2:33:01
1983 World Championships Finland Helsinki, Finland 6th 2:33:31
New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 2nd 2:31:49
1984 Stramilano Half Marathon Italy Milan, Italy 1st 1:14:10 [6]
Olympic Games United States Los Angeles, United States 9th 2:29:28
New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 3rd 2:37:25
1985 New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 3rd 2:31:36
1986 Pittsburgh Marathon United States Pittsburgh, United States 1st 2:37:04
European Championships West Germany Stuttgart, West Germany 2nd 2:32:52
New York City Marathon United States New York City, United States 3rd 2:29:44
1988 Olympic Games South Korea Seoul, South Korea 6th 2:27:49
New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 2nd 2:31:26
1989 New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 3rd 2:28:43
1990 Venice Marathon Italy Venice, Italy 1st 2:38:34
1991 World Championships Japan Tokyo, Japan DNF
1993 New York City Marathon United States New York, United States 14th 2:47:45
1994 Turin Marathon Italy Turin, Italy 1st 2:31:45
European Championships Finland Helsinki, Finland DNF
1997 World Championships Greece Athens, Greece 24th 2:43:28

National championships[edit]

Laura Fogli has won two times the individual national championship.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Città di Roma Marathon. Association of Road Racing Statisticians (2009-03-27). Retrieved on 2010-01-31.
  2. ^ "In due si corre meglio" (in Italian). sportivamentemag.it. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sorpresa Maratona: dopo dieci anni torna Gianni Morandi" (in Italian). tgpadova.it. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Track and Field Statistics - Laura Fogli". trackfield.brinkster.net. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Course 150 m short on remeasurement". arrs.net. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Half marathon
  7. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 

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