Valentino Gasparella

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Valentino Gasparella
André Gruchet, Valentino Gasparella, Sante Gaiardoni 1959.jpg
André Gruchet, Valentino Gasparella and Sante Gaiardoni at the 1959 World Championships
Personal information
Full name Valentino Gasparella
Born (1935-05-30) 30 May 1935 (age 82)
Vicenza, Italy
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider

Valentino Gasparella (born 30 May 1935) is a retired Italian track cyclist. He won a gold medal in the team pursuit at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne (with Antonio Domenicali, Leandro Faggin and Franco Gandini).[1] In the 1000 m sprint he won the world title in 1958 and 1959, and two bronze medals: at the 1957 World Championships and 1960 Summer Olympics.[2][3]


  1. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Cycling" Archived 1 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 12 October 2008)
  2. ^ "Valentino Gasparella". 
  3. ^ Valentino Gasparella.