Maurizio Damilano

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Maurizio Damilano
Sandro Bellucci, Giorgio and Maurizio Damilano, Raffaello Ducceschi.jpg
Maurizio Damilano (with the number 1)
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1957-04-06) 6 April 1957 (age 58)
Scarnafigi, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Race walking
Club Iveco Torino
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 20 km race walk: 1:18:54 (1992)
  • 50 km race walk: 3:46:51 (1990)

Maurizio Damilano (born 6 April 1957 in Scarnafigi, Italy) is an Italian former race walker. He won 14 medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1]

He was the 1980 Olympic Champion and the 1987 and 1991 World Champion in the 20 km race walk. He has 60 caps in national team from 1977 to 1992.[2]

Damilano is also the world record holder of the 30 km race walk with the time of 2:01:44.1, achieved in Cuneo in 1992. He is the twin brother of the former race walker Giorgio Damilano and of the coach Sandro Damilano.[3]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 1st 20 km walk 1:23:35 OR
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 3rd 20 km walk 1:23:26
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 3rd 20 km walk 1:20:14
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th 20 km walk 1:23:39

National championships[edit]

Maurizio Damilano has won the individual national championship 21 times.[4][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ "Centro di Marcia - Gli atlteti" (in Italian). scuolacamminosaluzzo.it. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  4. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 

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