Stefano Tilli

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Stefano Tilli
Stefano Tilli.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1962-08-22) August 22, 1962 (age 54)
Orvieto, Italy
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Snam Gas Metano
Retired 1978
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 10.16 (1984)
  • 200 m: 20.40 (1984)

Stefano Tilli (born 22 August 1962) is a retired Italian sprinter trained by Fabrizio Lepore, who specialized in the 100 and 200 m.

He is a two-time European indoor champion, three-time semi-finalist at the Olympic Games, and was the world record holder in the 200m indoor.

Biography[edit]

Tilli was born in Orvieto, Umbria. In his career he won 17 medals at the International athletics competitions, eight of these with national relays team.[1] He also won 14 national championships, from 1984 to 2000, and he has 51 caps in national team, from 1983 to 2000.[2] His personal best in the 100m is 10.16 seconds, which he ran in August 1984 in Zurich.[3] His personal best in the 200m is 20.40 seconds, achieved in September 1984 in Cagliari.[4]

Stefano Tilli used to be engaged to the Jamaican sprinter Merlene Ottey,[5] whom he also coached for a period.[6]

Record[edit]

World record[edit]

European record[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 60 m 6.63
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 38.37 Sport records icon NR.svg
Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 100 m 10.29 [9]
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.76 [9]
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.87
SF 100 m 10.55 [10]
SF 200 m 20.72 [11]
1985 European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece 1st 200 m 20.77 Championship record
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 8th (sf) 200m 20.74 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.86
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy SF 200 m 20.86
Mediterranean Games Latakia, Syria 1st 100 m 10.41 [9]
1st 200 m 20.76 [9]
1st 4 × 100 m relay 39.67 [9]
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.54
SF 200 m 20.59
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 9th (sf) 100m 10.40 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
4th 200m 20.66 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.39
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan QF 200 m 20.92
5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.52
Mediterranean Games Athens, Greece 1st 200 m 20.73 [9]
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States Heats 100 m 10.38
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece QF 100 m 10.36
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 100 m 10.20
1999 World Championships Sevilla, Spain QF 100 m 10.26
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 4th 60 m 6.59 [12]
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia QF 100 m 10.27

National championships[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ Italian all-time list, men's 100 metres (last updated for year 2000)
  4. ^ Italian all-time list, men's 200 metres (last updated for year 2000)
  5. ^ "The greatest female sprinter in history". si21.com. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Euro Legends: Week 1 - Stefano Tilli (ITA)". european-athletics.net. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "200-meters record set". Star-News. 23 February 1987. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Area Outdoor Records - Men - EUROPE". iaaf.org. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f "Mediterranean Games". GBR Athletics. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  10. ^ He ran 10.49 in Quarter-Finals.
  11. ^ He ran 20.64 in Quarter-Finals.
  12. ^ 2000 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  13. ^ a b "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  14. ^ a b "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 

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