Italy at the 1960 Summer Paralympics

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Italy at the
1960 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IPC code ITA
NPC Comitato Italiano Paralimpico
Website www.comitatoparalimpico.it (Italian)
in Rome
Competitors 65[1]
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold Silver Bronze Total
29 28 23 80
Summer Paralympics appearances

Italy was the host country of the inaugural Paralympic Games in 1960 in Rome. The country fielded the largest delegation at the Games, with twenty-seven athletes (twenty-three men and four women) competing in athletics, snooker, swimming, table tennis and wheelchair fencing.[2]

Medals[edit]

27 of Italy's competitors won medals, in 6 sports, enabling the country to top the medal chart with 29 gold medals, 28 silver and 23 bronze.[3]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Felice Lenardon Athletics Precision javelin throw C
 Gold Enzo Santini Athletics Javelin throw C
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Club throw A
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Club throw B
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Javelin throw A
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Javelin throw B
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Precision javelin throw A
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Precision javelin throw B
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Precision javelin throw C
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Shot put A
 Gold Maria Scutti Athletics Shot put B
 Gold Carlo Jannucci Swimming 25 m crawl complete class 2
 Gold Carlo Jannucci Swimming 25 m breaststroke complete class 2
 Gold Ottavio Moscone Swimming 25 m backstroke incomplete class 2
 Gold Renzo Rogo Swimming 25 m crawl incomplete class 2
 Gold Renzo Rogo Swimming 25 m breaststroke incomplete class 2
 Gold Franco Rossi Swimming 50 m breaststroke complete class 5
 Gold Enzo Santini Swimming 50 m backstroke incomplete class 4
 Gold Enzo Santini Swimming 50 m incomplete class 4
 Gold Maria Scutti Swimming 50 m breaststroke complete class 4
 Gold Anna Maria Toso Swimming 25 m crawl incomplete class 2
 Gold Anna Maria Toso Swimming 25 m breaststroke incomplete class 2
 Gold Giovanni Berghella Table tennis Singles C
 Gold Giovanni Berghella
Federico Zarilli
Table tennis Doubles B
 Gold Franco Rossi
Aroldo Ruschioni
Table tennis Doubles C
 Gold Aurelio Tedone Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre individual
 Gold Giovanni Ferraris
Aurelio Tedone
Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre team
 Gold Anna Maria Toso Wheelchair fencing Women's foil individual
 Silver Anna Maria Galimberti Athletics Club throw A
 Silver Anna Maria Galimberti Athletics Shot put A
 Silver Anna Maria Galimberti Athletics Shot put B
 Silver Anna Maria Toso Athletics Precision javelin throw A
 Silver Anna Maria Toso Athletics Precision javelin throw B
 Silver Anna Maria Toso Athletics Precision javelin throw C
 Silver Felice Lenardon Athletics Javelin throw A
 Silver Felice Lenardon Athletics Shot put A
 Silver Felice Lenardon Athletics Shot put B
 Silver Carmelo Russo Athletics Club throw B
 Silver Carmelo Russo Athletics Javelin throw B
 Silver Carlo Jannucci Swimming 25 m backstroke complete class 2
 Silver Maria Scutti Swimming 50 m backstroke complete class 4
 Silver Anna Maria Toso Swimming 25 m backstroke incomplete class 2
 Silver Domenico Cascella Table tennis Singles A
 Silver Francesco Scalzo Table tennis Singles B
 Silver Giovanni Ferraris
Federico Zarilli
Table tennis Doubles C
 Silver Maria Scutti
Anna Maria Toso
Table tennis Doubles B
 Silver Franco Rossi Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre individual
 Silver Ottavio Moscone
Aroldo Ruschioni
Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre team
 Silver Maria Scutti Wheelchair fencing Women's foil individual
 Bronze Domenico Avitabile Athletics Club throw A
 Bronze Anna Maria Galimberti Athletics Club throw B
 Bronze Anna Maria Galimberti Athletics Javelin throw B
 Bronze Felice Lenardon Athletics Javelin throw B
 Bronze Maria Scutti Athletics Javelin throw C
 Bronze Anna Maria Toso Athletics Shot put A
 Bronze Giovanni Ferraris Snooker Men's paraplegics
 Bronze Cipriano Gasperini Swimming 50 m breaststroke complete class 3
 Bronze Ottavio Moscone Swimming 25 m incomplete class 2
 Bronze Franco Rossi Swimming 50 m crawl complete class 5
 Bronze Aroldo Ruschioni Swimming 50 m backstroke complete class 3
 Bronze Anna Maria Toso Table tennis Singles B
 Bronze Federico Zarilli Table tennis Singles B
 Bronze Federico Zarilli Table tennis Singles C
 Bronze Giovanni Ferraris Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre individual
 Bronze Giovanni Berghella
Franco Rossi
Wheelchair fencing Men's sabre team
 Bronze Anna Maria Galimberti Wheelchair fencing Women's foil individual

Multiple medallists[edit]

These are official report of International Paralympic Committee. [4]

# Athlete Gold medal-2008PG.svg Silver medal-2008PG.svg Bronze medal-2008PG.svg
1 Maria Scutti 10 3 2
2 Anna Maria Toso 3 5 2
3 Enzo Santini 3 0 0
4 Franco Rossi 2 1 2
Giovanni Ferraris 2 1 2
6 Carlo Jannucci 2 1 0
7 Renzo Rogo 2 0 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paralympic Games Open At Rome Olympics Site, St. Petersburg Times, September 19, 1960, Google News Archive Search
  2. ^ Italy at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  3. ^ Italy at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  4. ^ "Multi-Medallists". paralympic.org. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  • The information from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) website is based on sources which does not present all information from earlier Paralympic Games (1960-1984), such as relay and team members.[1] (Per Apr.17, 2011)