Marco De Gasperi

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Marco De Gasperi
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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1977-04-05) 5 April 1977 (age 41)
Bormio
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Mountain running
Sky running
Event(s) Long-distance running
Vertical kilometer
Club G.S. Forestale
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Half marathon: 1.05:53 (2012)

Marco De Gasperi (born 5 April 1977) is an Italian male mountain runner, sky runner and long-distance runner.

Biography[edit]

He won five gold medals at senior level (from 1997 to 2007) and one at junior level (1996), at the World Mountain Running Championships.[1] At European level he won 5 medals individual (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze) and 6 gold medal with the national team at the European Mountain Running Championships from 2002 to 2008.[2]

He is engaged to the Italian mountain running champion Elisa Desco, the two have a daughter named Lidia.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
Mountain running
1997 World championships Czech Republic Malé Svatoňovice 1st Men's race 54:11
1999 World championships Malaysia Kinabalu Park 1st Men's race 54:56
2001 World championships Italy Arta Terme 1st Men's race 1:01:05
2003 World championships United States Girdwood 1st Men's race 50:29
2007 World championships Switzerland Ovronnaz 1st Men's race 51:49

World Cup wins[edit]

# Season Date Race Discipline
1 2002 1 September Val d'Isère Vertical Kilometer Vertical
2 2003 12 July Val d'Isère Vertical Kilometer Vertical
3 4 October Mount Kinabalu Climbathon SkyRace
4 2008 10 August Course de Sierre-Zinal SkyRace
5 2010 20 September Mount Kinabalu Climbathon SkyRace
6 2011 8 May Kilomètre Vertical Arles/Tech Vertical
7 14 August Sierre-Zinal SkyRace
8 2012 7 May Elbrus Vertical Kilometer Vertical
9 2017 26 August Matterhorn Ultraks SkyRace
10 14 October Limone SkyRace SkyRace

National titles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mountain Running". iaaf.org. Retrieved 30 September 2017. De Gasperi won six individual gold medals at the World Championships: five in the senior category (1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2007 – all up and down races) and one in the junior division (1996 – uphill race).
  2. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  3. ^ "ELISA DESCO A DRIBBLING". fidal.it. Retrieved 7 October 2017. A distanza di così tanto tempo, nella sua casa di Bormio nella quale vive con il compagno Marco De Gasperi e la piccola figlia Lidia
  4. ^ "Marco De Gasperi, la stoccata del campione. Per lui e Cardone tricolore 2012". sportdimontagna.com. Retrieved 8 October 2017.

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