Ernesto Alciati

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Ernesto Alciati
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1901-12-03)3 December 1901
Asti, Italy
Died November 1984 (aged 82)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon
Club A. Pod. Liberi Astigiani
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Marathon: 2:50:43 (1924)

Ernesto Alciati (3 December 1901[1] – November 1984)[2] was an Italian long-distance runner.


He competed in the marathon at the 1924 Summer Olympics but did not finish the race.[3] His personal best in the marathon was 2:50:43 established in 1924. His athletic club was Associazione Podistica Liberi Astigiani (Running Association Free Astigians).[4]

Alciati is one of five athletes born in the town of Asti who have participated in the Olympic Games. The others are pole-vaulter Silvio Fraquelli, basketball player Luca Garri, racewalker Rossella Giordano and bobsledder Matteo Torchio.[5]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1924 Olympic Games France Paris DNF Marathon -

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 1902 for other sources.
  2. ^ "ATLETICA - Partecipazione e Podio [1900-2012]" (PDF) (in Italian). Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ernesto Alciati Olympic Results". Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Atletica 1896-2008 maratona - uomini" (in Italian). Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Olympic Athletes Born in Asti, Asti, Italy". Retrieved 27 December 2012. 

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