Raffaello Ducceschi in 1987
|Full name||Raffaello Fabio Ducceschi|
February 25, 1962 |
Sesto San Giovanni, Italy
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||63 kg (140 lb)|
|Club||G.S. Fiamme Oro|
|Achievements and titles|
Raffaello Ducceschi won one medal, at individual level, at the International athletics competitions. He participated at two editions of the Summer Olympics (1968 and 1972), he has 11 caps in national team from 1983 to 1989.
Twice a finalist in the 50 kilometres race walk at the Olympic Games (in Los Angeles 1984 and Seoul 1988), his best result was the 1987 World Championships in Athletics when though seized with dysentery during the race and was forced to spend several times at the roadside, however, was able to reach the arrival, getting the 4th place.
He was trained by from 1980 to 1984 by Roberto Vanzillotta, 1985-1986 by Antonio La Torre, the first half of 1987 by Peter Pastorini and from May 1987 to all 1988 by Sandro Damilano in Saluzzo with Maurizio and Giorgio Damilano.
Having carried out a career as an athlete, Duccechi moved to Barcelona, in Spain, where he is a professional graphic designer and teaches at the University. Since 2001 practices and teaches Fitwalking.
|1984||Olympic Games||Los Angeles, United States||5th||50 km|
|1985||World Race Walking Cup||St John's, Isle of Man||5th||50 km|
|1986||European Championships||Stuttgart, West Germany||13th||50 km|
|1987||World Student Games||Zagreb, Yugoslavia||1st||20 km|
|World Race Walking Cup||New York City, United States||10th||50 km|
|World Championships||Rome, Italy||4th||50 km|
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||8th||50 km|
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- "Curriculum di Raffaello Ducceschi" (in italian). raffaduc.com. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
- "Fitwalking instructor" (in italian). fitwalking.it. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
- Raffaello Ducceschi at Sports-Reference.com
- IAAF profile for Raffaello Ducceschi
- Media related to Raffaello Ducceschi at Wikimedia Commons