Libania Grenot

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Libania Grenot
Libania Grenot.jpg
Libania Grenot at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1983-07-12) July 12, 1983 (age 30)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400m
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m: 50.83 (2008)

Libania Grenot Martinez Scafetti is a Cuban born Italian female athlete.

Biography[edit]

Born in Santiago de Cuba on 12 July 1983, she started her sports career in track and field athletics. In 2006 she married an Italian man and relocated to Casalpalocco, a borough in Rome. She acquired Italian citizenship in 2008. She broke the Italian record at 400 meters with a time of 50.83 seconds. This performance took place in Beijing during the semi-final of the 400 meters. Despite this effort Grenot did not reach the final.[1] In 2009 she won a gold medal for the 400 meters at the XVI Mediterranean Games with a time of 50.30 seconds, a new Italian record.[2]

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
2008 Olympic Games China Beijing SF 400 metres 50.83
2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London SF 400 metres 51.18
Heat 4x400 m relay 3:29.01

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iaaf website personal page of Libiana Grenot
  2. ^ From the online edition of Repubblica, July 2nd, 2009 [1]

External links[edit]