Giuseppina Leone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Giuseppina Leone
Giuseppina Leone 1960.jpg
Giuseppina Leone at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born 21 December 1934 (1934-12-21) (age 83)
Turin, Italy
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Sipra Torino
Fiat Torino
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 11.4 (1956)
  • 200 m: 23.7 (1960)

Giuseppina "Giusy" Leone (born 21 December 1934) is a retired Italian sprinter. She competed in the 100 m, 200 m and 4 × 100 m events at the 1952, 1956 and 1960 Olympics and reached the final on five occasions. In 1960 she won a bronze medal in the 100 m, 0.06 seconds ahead of Maria Leontyevna Itkina.[1][2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1954 European Championships Switzerland Bern 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 46.6 [3]
1960 Olympic Games Italy Rome 3rd 100 metres 11.3
6th 200 metres 24.9 [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1960 Roma Summer Games: Women's 100 metres Final". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-02-04.
  2. ^ Giuseppina Leone Archived December 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 27 October 2012.
  4. ^ She ran twice in a better time: 23.7 in Quarterfinal and 24.5 in Semifinal.

External links[edit]