Agnese Maffeis

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Agnese Maffeis
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1965-03-09) March 9, 1965 (age 52)
Bergamo, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Shot put
Club Snam Gas Metano
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Shot put 17.76 m (1998)
  • Discus throw: 63.66 m (1996) Sport records icon NR.svg

Agnese Maffeis (born 9 March 1965, in Bergamo) is an Italian discus thrower and shot putter. She won six medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1]

She has 73 caps in national team from 1981 to 2003, second Italian athlete of all-time behind Marisa Masullo that have 79 caps.[2]

Biography[edit]

She finished twelfth at the 1989 World Indoor Championships and eighth at the 1997 World Championships. She also competed in the 1996 Olympics, but failed to qualify from her pool. At the Mediterranean Games she won gold medals in shot put in 1987 and 1993 and in discus in 1991 and 1993. She won a silver medal in shot put in 1991 and in discus in 2001.

Her personal best throw currently stands at 63.66 metres, achieved in June 1996 in Milan. She is married to Alessandro Andrei.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 10th Discus 61.22 m

National championships[edit]

Agnese Maffeis has won 38 times the individual national championship (Italian all-time record-woman).[3][4]

  • 5 wins in the shot put (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)
  • 14 wins in the discus throw (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
  • 9 wins in the shot put indoor (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994)
  • 10 wins in the discus throw at the Italian Winter Throwing Championships (1986, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 

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