Rosaria Console

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Rosaria Console
Berlin marathon 2011 console.jpg
Rosaria Console at the 2011 Berlin Marathon
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1979-12-17) 17 December 1979 (age 37)
Martina Franca, Italy
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 42 kg (93 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long distance running
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Coached by Luciano Gigliotti
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 3000 m: 9:15.80 (2000)
  • 5000 m: 15:49.50 (1999)
  • 10,000 m: 32:55.42 (2000)
  • Half marathon: 1:09:34 (2005)
  • Marathon: 2:26:45 (2009)

Rosaria Console, better known as Rosalba (born 17 December 1979 in Martina Franca, Taranto) is an Italian long-distance runner who specializes in the half marathon and marathon.

Biography[edit]

She won four medals, one of these at junior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] She participated at two editions of the Summer Olympics (2004, 2012). She has 14 caps in national team from 1994 to 2012.[2] She suffered a tibia problem in early 2011 but still managed to take fifth place at the Rome City Marathon in March.[3] She won six national championships (one on 10000 m in 2008, three on half-marathon in 2003, 2009 and 2010, one on marathon in 2008).[4]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 18th (h) 5000m 16:51.21
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th 5000m 15:51.35
2nd 10,000m 33:05.77
Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 1st Half marathon 1:14:14
2001 Padua Marathon Padua, Italy 1st Marathon 2:30:55
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 20th Marathon 2:34:11
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 5th Marathon 2:35:23
2003 World Championships Paris, France Marathon DNF
2004 Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st Marathon 2:29:22
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 16th Marathon 2:35:56
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 2nd Half marathon 1:15:40
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 19th Marathon 2:32:47
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Marathon DNF
2008 Italian Marathon Carpi, Italy 1st Marathon 2:30:44
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 2nd Half marathon 1:12:34
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 8th Marathon 2:36:20
2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain 30th Marathon 2:30:09

National championships[edit]

She has won the individual national championship 5 times.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Podio Internazionale dal 1908 al 2008 - Donne" [International Podium 1908 to 2008 - Women] (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ Sampaolo, Diego (20 March 2011). "Dado takes third straight Rome title as Chumba surprises". IAAF. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Italian Championships". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  5. ^ ""Campionati "Assoluti" Italiani sul podio tricolore – 1923 2012" [Championship "Absolute" Italians on the Tricolore Podium 1923 2012] (PDF). sportolimpico.it (in Italian). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 

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