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)
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.


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


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

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