Giorgio Mazza

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Giorgio Mazza
Giorgio Mazza 1964.jpg
Giorgio Mazza at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born 27 September 1939 (1939-09-27) (age 78)
Mestre, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hurdling
Club G.S. Fiamme Oro
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 110 m hs: 13.9 (1964)[1]

Giorgio Mazza (born 27 September 1939) is a retired Italian hurdler. He competed at the 1964 Olympics in the 110 m hurdles and finished in eighth place.[1]

Biography[edit]

Mazza won three national 110 m titles, in 1957, 1958 and 1963.[2] He achieved his personal best of 13.9 seconds in July 1964 in Reggio Emilia.[3] The Italian record currently belongs to Andrea Giaconi with 13.35 seconds.[4]

Achievemnents[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1958 European Championships Stockholm, Sweden 5th 110 m hurdles[5]
1959 Universiade Turin, Italy 3rd 110 m hurdles[6]
1962 European Championships Belgrade, Yugoslavia 5th 110 m hurdles[7]
1963 Universiade Pôrto Alegre, Brazil 2nd 110 m hurdles[6]
Mediterranean Games Naples, Italy 3rd 110 m hurdles[8]
1964 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 8th 110 m hurdles

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Giorgio Mazza Archived June 21, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Italian all-time list, men's 110 metres hurdles. Digilander.libero.it. Retrieved on 2015-06-21.
  4. ^ Italian athletics records. athlerecords.net
  5. ^ 1958 European Championships, men's results - Sporting Heroes
  6. ^ a b World Student Games (Universiade - Men) - GBR Athletics
  7. ^ 1962 European Championships, men's results - Sporting Heroes
  8. ^ Mediterranean Games - GBR Athletics

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