Marco Bucci

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Marco Bucci
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1960-11-29)29 November 1960
Ferrara, Italy
Died 6 August 2013(2013-08-06) (aged 52)
Velletri, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 108 kg (238 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Club Pro Patria Milano
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Discus throw: 66.96 m (1984)

Marco Bucci (29 November 1960 – 6 August 2013) was an Italian discus thrower.[1] He won one medal, at senior level, at the 1983 Summer Universiade.[2]

Biography[edit]

Bucci was born in Ferrara. He won the national championships three times. In 1980s he had a rivalry with Marco Martino. In 1984 he was forced to forfeit prior to the qualification of the discus throw at the 1984 Summer Olympics because of a stretched pectoralis muscle strain.[3]

National records[edit]

  • Discus throw: 66.96 m (Italy Formia, 30 June 1984) - holder to 28 May 1989

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1983 Summer Universiade Canada Edmonton 3rd Discus throw 60.62 m [4]
1984 Summer Olympics United States Los Angeles NQ Discus throw NM [3]

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "E' morto Marco Bucci - FIDAL". Fidal.it. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  2. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "DUE ITALIANI NELLA FINALE DEL DISCO" (in Italian). repubblica.it. 10 August 1984. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "WORLD STUDENT GAMES (UNIVERSIADE - MEN)". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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