Paolo Pucci

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Paolo Pucci
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Personal information
Full name Paolo Pucci
Nationality  Italy
Born (1935-04-21) 21 April 1935 (age 80)
Italy
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Paolo Pucci (born 21 April 1935) is an Italian freestyle swimmer and water polo player who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics.

In 1956, he was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 100 metre freestyle competition. Also he was a member of the Italian water polo team which finished fourth in the Olympic tournament. He played five matches.

He won a gold medal at the 1958 European Aquatics Championships in 100 m freestyle, becoming Italy's first ever swimming European champion.

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