Luigi Gnocchi

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Luigi Gnocchi
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1933-01-14)January 14, 1933
Gallarate, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Gallaratese
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 10.4 (1956)

Luigi Gnocchi (Gallarate, 14 January 1933) was an Italian sprinter, that won three gold medals in one single edition of Mediterranean Games.[1]

He was finalist with the national relay team on 4x100 metres relay at the 1956 Summer Olympics (4th place).

Biography[edit]

Luigi Gnocchi participated at one edition of the Summer Olympics (1956), he has 11 caps in national team from 1953 to 1956.[2]

National records[edit]

  • 100 metres: 10.4 (Italy Rome, 29 September 1956)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1954 European Championships Switzerland Bern 4th 4x100 m relay 41.9
1956 Olympic Games Australia Melbourne QF 100 metres 10.8 [3]
4th 4 × 100 metres relay 40.3

National championships[edit]

Luigi Gnocchi has won five times the individual national championship.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ He ran in a better crono (10.7) in the first round.
  4. ^ ""CAMPIONATI “ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 

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