Nicolò Rode

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Nicolò Rode
Personal information
Nationality  Italy
Born (1912-01-01)January 1, 1912
Lussin Piccolo, Austria-Hungary
Died May 4, 1998(1998-05-04) (aged 86)
Verona, Italy
Sport Sailing
Class(es) Star

Nicolò Rode (1 January 1912 – 4 May 1998) is an Italian sailor and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki and won a gold medal in the Star class with skipper Agostino Straulino on Merope.[1] He received a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, also with Straulino.


Like Straulino, Rode was born in Mali Lošinj on the island of Lošinj, Croatia (at that time in the Austrian part of Austria-Hungary).



  1. ^ "Profile: Nico Rode". Retrieved 1 February 2009.