Franco Boffi

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Franco Boffi
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1958-11-02) 2 November 1958 (age 58)
Milan, Italy
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long distance running
3000 metres steeplechase
Club Pro Patria Milano
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 3000 m st: 8:21:69 (1987)

Franco Boffi (born 2 November 1958) is an Italian former middle distance runner, that won a gold medal at the Summer Universiade (1985).[1]

Biography[edit]

He competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics.[2] He was finalist (13th) at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics, but in preliminary round he ran his personal best of ever (8:21:69).

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles SF 3000 metres steeplechase 8:30.82
1987 World Championships Italy Rome 13th 3000 metres steeplechase 8:43.60 [3]

National championships[edit]

Franco Boffi has won 2 times the individual national championship.[4][5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  3. ^ He ran his personal best of ever (8:21:69) in preliminary round.
  4. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 

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