Paolo Dal Soglio

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Paolo Dal Soglio
Personal information
Nickname(s) Paolone
Nationality Italian
Born (1970-07-29) July 29, 1970 (age 44)
Schio, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 125 kg (276 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Club C.S. Carabinieri
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Shot put: 21.23 m (1996)

Paolo Dal Soglio (born 29 July 1970 in Schio) is an Italian shot putter.

At all 2012 season he won 15 medals (6 gold, 6 silver, 3 bronze) at the International athletics competitions.[1]

Biography[edit]

Best known for his gold medal at the 1996 European Indoor Championships and the fourth place at the 1996 Olympic Games. His personal best was 21.23 metres, achieved in September 1996 in Grosseto. In his career he won 26 times the national championships.[2]

Progression[edit]

Year Performance Venue Date World Ranking
2012 19.10 m Italy Savona [3] 10-6-2012 106º [4]
2011 18.59 m Italy Cles 25-8-2011 133º
2010 18.29 m Italy Pergine Valsugana 10-7-2010 185º
2009 19.18 m Italy Pergine Valsugana 25-7-2009 90º
2008 19.38 m Italy Padova 31-8-2008 87º
2007 18.93 m Italy Palermo 30-9-2007 125º
2006 18.05 m Italy Modena 21-5-2006 200º
2005 18.66 m Italy Cesenatico 12-6-2005 137º
2004 20.19 m Italy Pergine Valsugana 23-7-2004 40º
2003 19.72 m Italy Padova 6-7-2003 51º
2002 20.86 m Italy Riese Pio X 22-9-2002 13º
2001 20.86 m Italy Cuneo 8-9-2001 11º
2000 20.75 m Italy Rieti 3-9-2000 14º
1999 20.41 m South Africa Pretoria 29-1-1999 18º
1998 20.65 m Italy Borgo Valsugana 31-7-1998 11º
1997 20.69 m Italy Avezzano 24-8-1997 10º
1996 21.23 m Italy Grosseto 11-9-1996
1995 20.57 m Italy Padova 16-7-1995 10º
1994 20.68 m Italy Modena 5-10-1994
1993 20.43 m Italy Vicenza 3-4-1993 -
1992 19.76 m United Kingdom Sheffield 5-6-1992 39º
1991 18.60 m Italy Ponzano Veneto 23-6-1991 82º
1990 18.48 m Italy Bologna 27-9-1990 102º
1989 18.23 m Italy Mestre 22-10-1989 -
1988 17.69 m Italy Vicenza 4-10-1988 -

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 5th
Universiade Buffalo, United States 2nd
Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 1st
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 7th
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 9th
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 1st
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 4th 20.74 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Milan, Italy 3rd
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 7th
Universiade Catania, Italy 2nd
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 6th
Military World Games Zagreb, Croatia 1st
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 5th
Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 2nd
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 13th 19.80 m

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Assoluti lo sprint accende la prima giornata" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Alloh 11.43 Bazzoni 52.80 a Savona" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Top Lists - Shot put 2012". iaaf.org. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 

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