Oreste Perri

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Oreste Perri
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Mexico City K-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1975 Belgrade K-1 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1975 Belgrade K-1 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia K-1 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Mexico City K-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Sofia K-1 1000 m

Oreste Perri (born June 27, 1951) is an Italian sprint canoer (and later politician) who competed from the early 1970s to the early 1980s.

Perri was born in Castelverde, in the province of Cremona. He won six medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-1 1000 m: 1975 (tied with Poland's Grzegorz Śledziewski, K-1 10000 m: 1974, 1975, 1977) and two bronzes (K-1 1000 m: 1974, 1977).

Perri also competed in three Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of fourth twice (1972: K-4 1000 m, 1976: K-1 1000 m).

On 22 June 2009, Perri was sworn in as mayor of Cremona, Italy.

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