Paolo Angioni

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Paolo Angioni
Paolo Angioni 1968.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1938-01-22) 22 January 1938 (age 79)
Cagliari, Italy
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Sport Equestrianism
Event(s) Eventing
Club CEPIM Passo Corese

Paolo Angioni (born 22 January 1938) is an Italian former equestrian and Olympic champion. He competed in the mixed three-day eventing, individual and team, at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics and won a team gold medal in 1964. In 1966, Angioni was crushed by his horse at a competition in Poland. He went into a coma, but recovered and continued to compete. In retirement he wrote several books on equestrian history and techniques.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1964 Olympic Games Japan Tokyo 11th Individual eventing
1st Team eventing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paolo Angioni". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 19 May 2012.