Nicolò Rode

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Nicolò Rode
Agostino Straulino and Nicolò Rode 1952.jpg
Agostino Straulino and Nicolò Rode (right) at the 1952 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality  Italy
Born (1912-01-01)1 January 1912
Lussin Piccolo, Austria-Hungary
Died 4 May 1998(1998-05-04) (aged 86)
Verona, Italy
Sailing career
Class(es) Star

Nicolò "Nico" Rode (1 January 1912 – 4 May 1998) was an Italian sailor. He competed at the 1948, 1952 and 1956 Olympics in the Star class with skipper Agostino Straulino on Merope. They won a gold medal in 1952 and a silver in 1956 and finished fifth in 1948.[1]

Like Straulino, Rode was born in Mali Lošinj on the island of Lošinj, Croatia (at that time in the Austrian part of Austria-Hungary).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Nicolò "Nico" Rode". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 12 March 2015.