Vincenzo Modica

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Vincenzo Modica
Medal record
Representing  Italy
Men's athletics
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1999 Sevilla Marathon
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Budapest Marathon
European Marathon Cup
Gold medal – first place 1998 Budapest Team marathon

Vincenzo Massimo Modica (born 2 March 1971 in Mistretta) is an Italian long-distance runner who competed in the marathon.

He was the bronze medallist in that event at the 1998 European Athletics Championships then took the silver medal behind Abel Antón at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics.


He was a six-time participant at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships and was twice in the top twenty of the junior race. He represented Italy in the marathon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, but failed to finish the race.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 7th 10,000m 29:09.06
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th 10,000 m 28:17.24
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece Marathon DNF
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd Marathon 2:12:53
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 2nd Marathon 2:14:03
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia Marathon DNF

National championships[edit]

Vincenzo Modica has won 8 times the individual national championship.[1][2]


  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". Retrieved 1 November 2012. 

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