25 May 1971 |
Castelnovo di Sotto, Italy
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
Stefano Baldini (born 25 May 1971 in Castelnovo di Sotto, Emilia-Romagna, Italy) is a retired Italian athlete who specialized in the marathon, Olympic champion in Athens 2004 and twice European champion (1998 and 2006).
After a disappointing 2007 season where Baldini did not finish the London Marathon, Baldini chose to run the New York City Marathon where he finished 4th. Baldini closed his Olympic career at the 2008 Beijing Olympics finishing 12th.
|1996||World Half Marathon Championships||Palma de Mallorca, Spain||1st||Half marathon||1:01:17|
|1998||European Championships||Budapest, Hungary||1st||Marathon||2:12:01|
|2001||World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||3rd||Marathon||2:13:18|
|2003||World Championships||Paris, France||3rd||Marathon||2:09:14|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||1st||Marathon||2:10:55|
|2006||European Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||1st||Marathon||2:11:32|
- Official results of the Beijing 2008 Olympics: Marathon
- Sampaolo, Diego (2010-10-11). Baldini, Italian Marathon legend, retires – A look back. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-10-16.
- Stefano Baldini profile at IAAF
- Stefano Baldini at Sports Reference
- Media related to Stefano Baldini at Wikimedia Commons
|Awards and achievements|
|Italian Sportsman of the Year