Stefano Mei

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Stefano Mei
Stefano mei 1990.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1963-02-03) February 3, 1963 (age 51)
La Spezia, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance run
Long-distance run
Club G.S. Fiamme Oro
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 1500 m: 3:34.57 (1986)
  • 5000 m: 13:11.57 (1986)
  • 10000 m: 27:43.92 (1986)

Stefano Mei (born 3 February 1963 in La Spezia) is an Italian long-distance runner who specialized in the 5000 and 10000 metres. European champion on 10000 m in 1986.

Biography[edit]

Stefano Mei won eight medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] He participated at two editions of the Summer Olympics (1984 and 1988), he has 42 caps in national team from 1981 to 1994.[2] In his career he won 8 times the national championships. Since 2 December 2012 Stefano Mei was Federal Councillor of the Federazione Italiana di Atletica Leggera (FIDAL), in the Franco Arese leaderships.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1983 World Championships Finland Helsinki, Finland Semi-Finals 1500 m 3:41.78 [4]
1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles, United States Semi-Finals 1500 m 3:37.96
1985 European Indoor Championships Greece Piraeus, Greece 7th 1,500 m
Universiade Japan Kobe, Japan 1st 5,000 m
1986 European Indoor Championships Spain Madrid, Spain 2nd 3,000 m
European Championships West Germany Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 5,000 m
1st 10,000 m
1988 Olympic Games South Korea Seoul, South Korea 7th 5,000 m
1989 World Indoor Championships Hungary Budapest, Hungary 8th 3,000 m
Universiade Germany Duisburg, Germany 1st 5,000 m
1990 European Championships Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Split, Yugoslavia 3rd 10,000 m
7th 5,000 m
1991 World Championships Japan Tokyo, Japan DNF 5,000 m
1992 European Indoor Championships Italy Genoa, Italy 7th 3,000 m

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ "Stefano Mei - Consigliere federale" (in italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  4. ^ He ran 3:37.96 in Heats.
  5. ^ a b "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 

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