Ugo Frigerio

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Ugo Frigerio
Ugo Frigerio.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1901-09-16)September 16, 1901
Milan, Italy
Died 7 July 1968(1968-07-07) (aged 66)
Garda, Italy
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Race walk
Club US Milanese
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 10 km walk. 44:38.0 (1925)
  • 50 km walk: 4:59:06 (1932)

Ugo Frigerio (September 16, 1901 in Milan – July 7, 1968 in Garda) was an Italian athlete

Biography[edit]

He won the gold medal in both the 3 km Walk and 10 km Walk at the 1920 Summer Olympics. In the 3 km Walk he had a time of 13:14.2, and in the 10 km Walk he finished with a time of 48:06.2. At the 1924 Summer Olympics, the shorter walk was not contested but Frigerio successfully defended his championship in the 10 kilometre walk.[1][2][3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1920 Olympic Games Belgium Antwerpen 1st 3 km walk 13:14,2 Sport records icon OR.svg
1st 10 km walk 48:06.2
1924 Olympic Games France Paris 1st 10 km walk 47:49.0
1932 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles 2nd 50 km walk 4:59:06

National championships[edit]

Ugo Frigerio has won 9 times the individual national championship.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games: Men's 3,000 metres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Athletics at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games: Men's 10 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Athletics at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games:: Men's 50 kilometres Walk". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  4. ^ ""CAMPIONATI “ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 

External links[edit]

Summer Olympics
Preceded by
Nedo Nadi
Italy Flag bearer for Italy
1924 Paris
Succeeded by
Carlo Galimberti
Preceded by
Carlo Galimberti
Italy Flag bearer for Italy
1932 Los Angeles
Succeeded by
Giulio Gaudini