Orazio Mariani

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Orazio Mariani
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (11915-01-21)January 21, 11915
Milan, Italy
Died 16 October 1981(1981-10-16) (aged 66)
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club G.S. Baracca
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 10.4 (1938)

Orazio Mariani (January 21, 1915 – October 16, 1981) was an Italian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

Biography[edit]

He competed for Italy in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his team mates Gianni Caldana, Elio Ragni and Tullio Gonnelli. In 1938 in the European Championships Mariani won the silver medal in the 200 metres.

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1936 Olympic Games Germany Berlin 2nd 4x100 m relay 41.1

National championships[edit]

Orazio Mariani has won 8 times the individual national championship.[1]

  • 7 wins in the 100 metres (1933, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1942, 1943)
  • 1 win in the 200 metres (1943)

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 

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