|Full name||Ermenegildo Arena|
|Born||25 February 1921
|Died||8 February 2005
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's Water Polo|
|1948 London||Team competition|
|1952 Helsinki||Team competition|
Ermenegildo "Gildo" Arena (25 February 1921, Naples – 8 February 2005, Naples) was an Italian water polo player and freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
In 1948 he was part of the Italian team which won the gold medal. He played six matches and scored eleven goals. Four years later he was a member of the Italian team which won the bronze medal in the Olympic tournament. He played all eight matches.
- "Il gigante delle piscine" (in Italian). Napoli.com. 10 February 2008. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
- "Gildo Arena". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2009-12-18.
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