Luciano Giovannetti

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Luciano Giovannetti
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Personal information
Born(1945-09-25)25 September 1945
Pistoia, Italy
Height175 centm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Country Italy

Luciano Giovannetti (born 25 September 1945) is an Italian sports shooter and two time Olympic Champion. He won a Gold medal in Trap Shooting both in the 1980 Summer Olympics and in the 1984 Summer Olympics.[1] He is the first trap shooter to successfully defend the Olympic title. He celebrated his victory in 1980 by tossing his cap up into the air and shooting a hole through it.[2]


  1. ^ Profile: "Luciano Giovannetti" Archived 2007-08-25 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on January 15, 2008)
  2. ^ Wallechinsky, David (2012). The Book of Olympic Lists. London, UK: Aurum Publishing. p. 204. ISBN 9781845137731.

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