Daniele Molmenti

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Daniele Molmenti
Personal information
Nickname(s) Cali
Nationality Italian
Born (1984-08-01) 1 August 1984 (age 32)
Pordenone, Italy
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Country Italy Italy
Sport Canoe slalom
Event(s) K-1
Club G.S. Forestale

Daniele Molmenti (born 1 August 1984 in Pordenone) is an Italian slalom canoeist who has competed since the late 1990s.


On 1 August 2012, his 28th birthday, he won the gold medal in the men's kayak slalom at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[1] Molmenti also finished tenth in the K-1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

He won six medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two golds (K-1: 2010, K-1 team: 2013), two silvers (K-1 team: 2005, 2006), and two bronzes (K-1 team: 2010, 2011).

Molmenti is also the European Champion from 2009, 2011 and 2012. He also has 2 silver and 3 bronze medals from the European Championships. In 2010 he won the overall World Cup title in K-1.

In 2016, he is one of the Italian celebrities lending their support to the Green Cross campaign for World Water Day. [2]


  1. ^ "Daniele Molmenti of Italy wins men's kayak slalom". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Un tweet (e un'azione) per salvare l'acqua". La Stampa (in Italian). 22 March 2016. 

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