Paolo Camossi

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Paolo Camossi
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1974-01-06) 6 January 1974 (age 43)
Gorizia, Italy
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jumper
Club G.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Triple jump: 17.45 m (2000)

Paolo Camossi (born 6 January 1974 in Gorizia) is an Italian triple jumper, best known for his gold medal at the 2001 World Indoor Championships.

Biography[edit]

Paolo Camossi won four medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] He participated at one edition of the Summer Olympics (2000), he has 19 caps in national team from 1995 to 2006.[2] His personal best was 17.45 metres, achieved in June 2000 in Milan. This result places him third on the all-time Italian performers list, behind Fabrizio Donato.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 1st Triple jump
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th Long jump
19th Triple jump 16.24 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 5th Triple jump
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 3rd Triple jump
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 8th Triple jump
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st Triple jump
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 11th Triple jump

National championships[edit]

He has won 9 times the individual national championship.[4][5]

  • 7 wins in the triple jump (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005)
  • 2 wins in the triple jump indoor (1996, 2000)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ "Statistics". iaaf.org. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

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