Daniele Greco

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Daniele Greco
Daniele Greco.jpg
Greco after his victory at Goteborg 2013
Personal information
Born (1989-03-01) March 1, 1989 (age 30)
Nardò, Italy
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
CountryItaly Italy
Event(s)Triple jump
ClubG.S. Fiamme Oro
Coached byUmberto Pegoraro
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Triple jump: 17.47 m (2012)
  • Triple jump indoor: 17.70 m (2013)

Daniele Greco (born 1 March 1989) is an Italian athlete competing in the triple jump.


On 9 June 2012 at Potenza, he jumped 17.47 m, that is the 2nd best performance in Italy of all-time, after the national record of Fabrizio Donato with the measure of 17.73 m.[1] He won the National Championships in Brixen on 8 July 2012 with 17.67m (+3.4), defeating the European champion, Fabrizio Donato. In Goteborg 2013 he jumped is new personal best with the measure of 17.70 m and best year performance.[2]

His best international result was the 4th place at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the gold medal at the 2013 European Indoor Championships.


Year Competition Venue Result Measure Notes
Representing  Italy
2007 European Junior Championships Netherlands Hengelo 12th 15.00 m
2008 World Junior Championships Poland Bydgoszcz 4th 16.33 m (wind: -1.2 m/s)
2009 European Indoor Championships Italy Turin 14th (q) 15.76 m
Mediterranean Games Italy Pescara 3rd 16.64 m
European U23 Championships Lithuania Kaunas 1st 17.20 m (wind: 1.8 m/s)
World Championships Germany Berlin 34th (q) 16.18 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Qatar Doha 19th (q) 15.60 m
European Championships Spain Barcelona 17th (q) 16.51 m
2011 European Indoor Championships France Paris 8th 16.24 m
European U23 Championships Czech Republic Ostrava 4th 16.55 m w (wind: +2.3 m/s)
2012 World Indoor Championships Turkey Istanbul 5th 17.28 m
European Championships Finland Helsinki 23rd (q) 15.90 m
Olympic Games United Kingdom London 4th 17.34 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Sweden Gothenburg 1st 17.70 m Sport records icon PB.svg
Mediterranean Games Turkey Mersin 1st 17.13 m

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Greco esordio boom 17,47" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Greco smashes his best to take triple jump gold in world-leading 17.70m". european-athletics.org. Archived from the original on 21 March 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2013.

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