Orlando Pizzolato

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Orlando Pizzolato
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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1958-07-30) July 30, 1958 (age 58)
Thiene, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon
Club CUS Universo Ferrera
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Marathon: 2:10:23 (1985)

Orlando Pizzolato (born July 30, 1958) is a retired long-distance runner from Italy.


He represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics, finishing in 16th place (2:15:20). His biggest success was twice winning the New York City Marathon (1984 and 1985), and the silver medal in the men's marathon at the 1986 European Championships in Stuttgart, West Germany.


  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1984 New York City Marathon New York, United States 1st 2:14:53
1985 New York City Marathon New York, United States 1st 2:11:34
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 2nd 2:10:57
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 7th 2:14:03
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 16th 2:15:20
Venice Marathon Venice, Italy 1st 2:15:24


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