Luigi Arienti

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Luigi Arienti
Luigi Arienti, Mario Vallotto, Franco Testa, Marino Vigna 1960.jpg
Luigi Arienti (left), Mario Vallotto, Franco Testa and Marino Vigna at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1937-01-06) 6 January 1937 (age 80)
Desio, Italy
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Track cycling
Role Rider

Luigi Arienti (born 6 January 1937) is an Italian former racing cyclist. At the 1960 Summer Olympics, he and teammates Marino Vigna, Mario Vallotto and Franco Testa won an Olympic gold medal in the team pursuit, with a time of 4:30.90.

Arienti was one of the best Italian amateur cyclists in 1960, and was selected for the Olympic games.[1] After the Olympic Games, Arienti became professional, focussing on track events and six-day racing.[1] After 1972 he ended his career.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Luigi Arienti. Sports reference
  2. ^ Luigi Arienti profile at Cycling Archives