Giovanni Frangipane

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Giovanni Frangipane
Giovanni Frangipane.jpg
Giovanni Frangipane wears a football jersey
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1902-02-09)9 February 1902
Palermo, Italy
Died 1967 (aged 64–65)
Country Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club US Italia Palermo
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 10.8 (1923)

Giovanni Frangipane (9 February 1902 – 1967) was an Italian sprinter and football player.


He competed in the men's 100 metres and the 4x100 metres relay events at the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1] As of 2012, his results at the 100 metres Olympic event in 1924 (semi-finals) are the best result of an Italian athlete in this event. He was also a football player for Palermo from 1919 to 1929.[2]

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1924 Olympic Games France Paris SF 100 metres 11.2 [3]
SF 4×100 metres relay at one metre to second


  1. ^ "Giovanni Frangipane Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 12 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  2. ^ "STORIE E ANEDDOTI DEL PODISMO SICILIANO" (in Italian). Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  3. ^ He ran in a better time (11.0) in quarter-finals.

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