Italy at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Italy at the
2011 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Italy.svg
National federation FIDAL
in Daegu
Competitors 30
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1

Italy competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

The Italian Federation has announced a team of 33 athletes for the forthcoming event. The captain of this team is Nicola Vizzoni, at his eight consecutive participations to Worlds Championships. The team will be led by Olympic 50 km Race walk champion Alex Schwazer and European Indoor champions Antonietta Di Martino (High Jump) and Simona La Mantia (Triple Jump).[1][2]

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in a total number of 30 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 4 x 100 metres relay Matteo Galvan
Jacques Riparelli
Women 4 x 400 metres relay Manuela Gentili
Elena Bonfanti


The following competitor from Italy won a medal at the Championships