Stefano Mei

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Stefano Mei
Stefano mei 1990.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1963-02-03) February 3, 1963 (age 54)
La Spezia, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance run
Long-distance run
Club G.S. Fiamme Oro
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 1500 m: 3:34.57 (1986)
  • 5000 m: 13:11.57 (1986)
  • 10000 m: 27:43.92 (1986)

Stefano Mei (born 3 February 1963 in La Spezia) is an Italian long-distance runner who specialized in the 5000 and 10000 metres. European champion on 10000 m in 1986.

Biography[edit]

Stefano Mei won eight medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] He participated at two editions of the Summer Olympics (1984 and 1988), he has 42 caps in national team from 1981 to 1994.[2] In his career he won 8 times the national championships. Since 2 December 2012 Stefano Mei was Federal Councillor of the Federazione Italiana di Atletica Leggera (FIDAL), in the Franco Arese leaderships.[3]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 17th (h) 1500 m 3:43.05
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 20th (sf) 1500 m 3:41.78[4]
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 14th (sf) 1500 m 3:37.96
1985 European Indoor Championships Piraeus, Greece 7th 1500 m 3:41.26
Universiade Kobe, Japan 1st 5000 m 13:56.48
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 2nd 3000 m 7:59.12
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 2nd 5000 m 13:11.57
1st 10,000m 27:56.79
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 7th 5000 m 13:26.17
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 8th 3000 m 7:53.73
Universiade Duisburg, West Germany 1st 5000 m 13:39.04
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 7th 5000 m 13:27.13
3rd 10,000 m 28:04.46
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 5000 m DNF
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 7th 3000 m 7:51.42

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ "Stefano Mei - Consigliere federale" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  4. ^ He ran 3:37.96 in Heats.
  5. ^ a b "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 

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