Marco Marchei

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Marco Marchei
Personal information
Born (1954-08-02) 2 August 1954 (age 64)
Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight60 kg (130 lb)
CountryItaly Italy
ClubPro PAtria Milano
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Marathon: 2:11.47 (1983)

Marco Marchei (born 2 August 1954 in Castignano, Ascoli Piceno) is a retired male long-distance runner from Italy.


He twice competed for his native country at the Summer Olympics: in 1980 and 1984. Marchei set his personal best (2:11.47) in the men's marathon on 14 August 1983 at the World Championships. He is the father of Valentina Marchei.


  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Italy
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 35th 2:23:21
1982 Rome City Marathon Rome, Italy 4th 2:12:38 [1]
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 13th 2:11:47
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 43rd 2:22:38


  1. ^ Course remeasured as 42.084 km, 111m short

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