Italy at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Italy at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Amsterdam
Competitors174 (156 men, 18 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearerCarlo Galimberti
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
7
Silver
5
Bronze
7
Total
19
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 174 competitors, 156 men and 18 women, took part in 81 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Vittorio Tamagnini Boxing Men's bantamweight August 11
 Gold Carlo Orlandi Boxing Men's lightweight August 11
 Gold Piero Toscani Boxing Men's middleweight August 11
 Gold Giacomo Gaioni, Cesare Facciani,
Mario Lusiani, Luigi Tasselli
Cycling Men's team pursuit August 6
 Gold Carlo Agostoni, Giulio Basletta,
Marcello Bertinetti, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici,
Renzo Minoli, Franco Riccardi
Fencing Men's team épée August 5
 Gold Giorgio Chiavacci, Giulio Gaudini,
Gioacchino Guaragna, Giorgio Pessina,
Ugo Pignotti, Oreste Puliti
Fencing Men's team foil July 30
 Gold Giliante D'Este, Giovanni Delise,
Valerio Perentin, Giorgio Pessina,
Renato Petronio, Nicolò Vittori
Rowing Men's coxed four August 10
 Silver Renato Anselmi, Bino Bini,
Gustavo Marzi, Oreste Puliti,
Emilio Salafia, Giulio Sarrocchi
Fencing Men's team sabre August 9
 Silver Romeo Neri Gymnastics Men's horizontal bar August 9
 Silver Bianca Ambrosetti, Lavinia Gianoni,
Luigina Giavotti, Virginia Giorgi,
Germana Malabarba, Clara Marangoni,
Luigina Perversi, Diana Pizzavini,
Anna Tanzini, Carolina Tronconi,
Ines Vercesi, Rita Vittadini
Gymnastics Women's team all-around August 9
 Silver Pierino Gabetti Weightlifting Men's 60 kg July 30
 Silver Carlo Galimberti Weightlifting Men's 75 kg July 29
 Bronze Carlo Cavagnoli Boxing Men's flyweight August 11
 Bronze Giulio Gaudini Fencing Men's foil August 1
 Bronze Bino Bini Fencing Men's sabre August 11
 Bronze Italy national football team
Football June 9
 Bronze Umberto Bonadè, Pietro Freschi,
Paolo Gennari, Cesare Rossi
Rowing Men's coxless four August 10
 Bronze Giovanni Gozzi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight August 4
 Bronze Gerolamo Quaglia Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman featherweight August 5

Athletics[edit]

Results[edit]

Men (18)
Athlete Age Event Rank
Luigi Beccali 20 Men's 1,500 metres 4 h1 r1/2
Edgardo Toetti 17 Men's 100 metres 3 h6 r1/4
Franco Reyser 24 Men's 100 metres 4 h2 r1/4
Giacomo Carlini 23 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 3 h7 r1/3
Giuseppe Castelli 20 Men's 200 metres 5 h6 r2/4
Edgardo Toetti 17 Men's 200 metres 3 h15r1/4
Nello Bartolini 23 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 6 h1 r1/2
Giuseppe Castelli 20 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Franco Reyser 24 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Edgardo Toetti 17 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Enrico Torre 26 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Giacomo Carlini 23 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Luigi Facelli 30 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Guido Cominotto 26 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Ettore Tavernari 23 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Luigi Facelli 30 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 6
Guido Cominotto 26 Men's 800 metres 6 h2 r2/3
Ettore Tavernari 23 Men's 800 metres 4 h4 r1/3
Albino Pighi 25 Men's Discus Throw 19 QR
Camillo Zemi 30 Men's Discus Throw 23 QR
Armando Poggioli 39 Men's Hammer Throw 4
Camillo Zemi 30 Men's Hammer Throw 13 QR
Virgilio Tommasi 23 Men's Long Jump 25T QR
Enrico Torre 26 Men's Long Jump 25T QR
Giuseppe Ferrera Men's Marathon 34
Romeo Bertini 35 Men's Marathon AC
Attilio Conton 25 Men's Marathon AC
Stefano Natale 25 Men's Marathon AC
Women (6)
Athlete Age Event Rank
Derna Polazzo 16 Women's 100 metres 3 h1 r1/3
Luigia Bonfanti Women's 100 metres 3 h5 r1/3
Matilde Moraschi 18 Women's 100 metres 4 h3 r1/3
Luigia Bonfanti Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Giannina Marchini 22 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Derna Polazzo 16 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Vittorina Vivenza 15 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Giannina Marchini 22 Women's 800 metres 9 h2 r1/2
Piera Borsani 18 Women's Discus Throw 13

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)


Men's Light Heavyweight (– 79.4 kg)

Cycling[edit]

12 cyclists, all men, represented Italy in 1928.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, all men, represented Italy in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

Football[edit]

Round of 16
France 3–4 Italy
Brouzes Goal 15'17'
Dauphin Goal 61'
Report Rossetti Goal 19'
Levratto Goal 39'
Banchero Goal 43'
Baloncieri Goal 60'
Quarter-finals
Italy 1–1 (a.e.t.) Spain
Baloncieri Goal 63' Report Zaldúa Goal 11'
Attendance: 3,388
Referee: Domingo Lombardi (Uruguay)
Replay
Italy 7–1 Spain
Magnozzi Goal 14'
Schiavio Goal 15'
Baloncieri Goal 18'
Bernardini Goal 40'
Rivolta Goal 72'
Levratto Goal 76'77'
Report Yermo Goal 47'
Attendance: 4,770
Referee: Hans Boekman (Netherlands)
Semi-finals
Italy 2–3 Uruguay
Baloncieri Goal 9'
Levratto Goal 60'
Report Cea Goal 17'
Campolo Goal 28'
Scarone Goal 31'
Attendance: 15,230
Referee: Willem Eijmers (Netherlands)
Bronze medal match
Italy 11–3 Egypt
Schiavio Goal 6'42'58'
Baloncieri Goal 14'52'
Banchero Goal 19'39'44'
Magnozzi Goal 72'80'88'
Report Riad Goal 12'16'
El Ezam Goal 60'
Attendance: 6,378

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1928.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2010-03-10. Retrieved 2010-04-28.

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