Luigi Zarcone

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Luigi Zarcone
Luigi Zarcone.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1950-06-18) 18 June 1950 (age 67)
Villabate, Italy
Died 9 June 2001(2001-06-09) (aged 50)
Palermo, Italy
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance running
Long distance running
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800 m: 1:49.6 (1976)
  • 1500 m: 3:37.7 (1974)
  • 3000 m: 7:47.54 (1977)
  • 5000 m: 13:23.7 (1977)
  • 10000 m: 28:02.3 (1977)

Luigi Zarcone (Villabate, 18 June 1950 - Palermo, 9 June 2001) was an Italian middle and long distance runner.

Biography[edit]

Luigi Zarcone won two medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] He has 32 caps in national team from 1973 to 1983.[2] He died prematurely at only 51 years old, in Palermo in 2001.[3] In his native hometown, Villabate in Sicily, is organized every year since 2003, a race named after him, the Memorial Luigi Zarcone.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
1979 Mediterranean Games Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Split 1st 5000 metres 13:45.11 [5]
2nd 10000 metres 28.39.06 [5]

National championships[edit]

Luigi Zarcone has won 4 times the individual national championship.[6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Podio Internazionale dal 1908 al 2008 – Uomini" [International Podium from 1908 to 2008 - Men] (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ "Morto Zarcone azzurro anni '70". repubblica.it (in Italian). Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Villabate (PA) - 10° Memorial Luigi Zarcone" (in Italian). Podisti. Retrieved 30 December 2012. [dead link]
  5. ^ a b "Mediterranean Games]". GBR Athletics. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  6. ^ ""Campionati "Assoluti" Italiani sul podio tricolore – 1906 2012" [Championship "Absolute" Italians on the Tricolore Podium 1906 2012] (PDF). sportolimpico.it (in Italian). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Italian Indoor Championships". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 24 December 2012. 

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