Elisa Rigaudo

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Elisa Rigaudo
Elisa-Rigaudo1.jpg
Personal information
Born (1980-06-17) 17 June 1980 (age 36)
Cuneo, Italy
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20 km walk
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 20 km: 1:27:12 (2008)

Elisa Rigaudo (born 17 June 1980) is an Italian race walker from Cuneo.

She won six medals, five of these at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1]

Biography[edit]

She is affiliated with the Fiamme Gialle Castelporziano sports club. Rigaudo represented her country at the Summer Olympics in 2004 and 2008. She was the bronze medallist over 20 km at the 2011 European Race Walking Cup and went on to place fourth at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.

In 2002, she received a public warning for high levels of caffeine in her doping sample.[2] She came third at the 2012 Memorial Mario Albisetti, finishing behind Russia's Tatyana Sibileva.[3]

Progression[edit]

20 km walk
Year Time Venue Date World Rank
2012 1:27:36 United Kingdom London 11 AUG 11th
2011 1:30:44 South Korea Daegu 31 AUG 30th
2010 stops due to maternity
2009 1:29:04 Italy Sesto San Giovanni 1 MAY 15th
2008 1:27:12 China Beijing 21 AUG 8th
2007 1:29:15 United Kingdom Royal Leamington Spa 20 MAY 13th
2006 1:28:37 Sweden Gothenburg 9 AUG 11th
2005 1:29:26 Hungary Miskolc 21 MAY 26th
2004 1:27:49 Germany Naumburg 2 MAY 9th
2003 1:30:34 France Paris 24 AUG 33th[clarification needed]
2002 1:30:43 Republic of Ireland Dublin 15 JUN 20th
2001 1:29:54 Netherlands Amsterdam 15 JUL 22nd
2000 1:32:50 Italy Taranto 19 MAR 70th

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 7th 5000m walk 22:07.21
1999 European Junior Championships Riga, Latvia 6th 5000m walk 22:17.68
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st 20 km walk 1:29:54
Universiade Beijing, China 10 km DNF
2002 World Race Walking Cup Turin, Italy 16th 20 km walk 1:33:38
2003 European Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 13th 20 km 1:31:18
1st Team - 20 km 27 pts
World Championships Paris, France 10th 20 km walk 1:30:34 Sport records icon SB.svg
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 6th 20 km walk 1:29:57
World Race Walking Cup Naumburg, Germany 5th 20 km walk 1:27:49 Sport records icon SB.svg
2005 European Race Walking Cup Miskolc, Hungary 3rd 20 km walk 1:29:26
2nd Team - 20 km 26 pts
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 20 km walk 1:29:52
Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 1st 20 km walk 1:32:44
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 20 km walk 1:28:37 Sport records icon SB.svg
World Race Walking Cup A Coruña, Spain 10th 20 km walk 1:29:37 Sport records icon SB.svg
2007 European Race Walking Cup Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom 4th 20 km 1:29:15
World Championships Osaka, Japan 20 km walk DNF
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 3rd 20 km walk 1:27:12 Sport records icon PB.svg
World Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 20th 20 km walk 1:32:38 Sport records icon SB.svg
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 9th 20 km walk 1:31:52
2011 European Race Walking Cup Olhão, Portugal 3rd 20 km walk 1:30:55
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 3rd[4] 20 km walk 1:30:44 Sport records icon SB.svg
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 7th 20 km 1:31:25
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 7th 20 km walk 1:27:36 Sport records icon SB.svg
2013 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 20 km DNF
World Championships Moscow, Russia 5th 20 km walk 1:28.41 Sport records icon SB.svg
2015 European Race Walking Cup Murcia, Spain 8th 20 km 1:28:01
2nd Team - 20 km 30 pts
World Championships Beijing, China 20 km walk DQ

National championships[edit]

Elisa Rigaudo has won 12 times the individual national championship.[5][6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 25 December 2012. 
  2. ^ IAAF: IAAF News N.61
  3. ^ Sampaolo, Diego (2012-03-19). Schwazer clocks sensational 1:17:30 in Lugano. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-03-25.
  4. ^ After DQ of the Russian arrived first.
  5. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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