Pino Dordoni

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Pino Dordoni
Dornoni Govoni abd Berruti.jpg
Pino Dordoni (left), with Donata Govoni and Livio Berruti
Personal information
Full name Giuseppe Dordoni
Nationality Italian
Born (1926-06-28)June 28, 1926
Piacenza, Italy
Died 24 October 1998(1998-10-24) (aged 72)
Piacenza, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Race walk
Club Diana PC
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 10km w.: 45:42.2 (1954)
  • 20km w.: 1:32:38 (1960)
  • 50km w.: 4:28:07 (1952)

Giuseppe "Pino" Dordoni (June 28, 1926 – October 24, 1998) was an Italian athlete who competed mainly in the 50 kilometre race walk.

Biography[edit]

He competed for Italy at the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland, where he won the gold medal in the men's 50 kilometre walk event. In 1950 he became European champion.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1950 European Championships Belgium Brussels 1st 50 km walk 4:40:43 [1]
1952 Olympic Games Finland Helsinki 1st 50 km walk 4:28:07.8 Sport records icon OR.svg

National championships[edit]

Pino Dordoni has won 26 times the individual national championship.[2]

  • 11 wins on 10000 metres walk (1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957)
  • 10 wins on 20 km walk (1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957)
  • 5 wins on 50 km walk (1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 24, 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 

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