|Born||29 November 1937 (age 85)|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||96 kg (212 lb)|
De Piccoli started training in boxing in 1955, and won national heavyweight titles in 1959 and 1960. At the 1960 Olympics, he easily reached the final, in which he knocked out Daan Bekker after 90 seconds. He turned professional right after the Olympics. After retiring in 1965 he worked as a driving instructor.