Vittorio Fontanella

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Vittorio Fontanella
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1953-03-07) March 7, 1953 (age 65)
Chiampo, Italy
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 1500 metres
Club C.S. Carabinieri
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 1500 m: 3:35.93 (1981)

Vittorio Fontanella (born March 17, 1953 in Chiampo, Vicenza) is a former middle distance runner from Italy.


He set his personal best (3:35.93) in the men's 1500 meter in 1981. He also owned the Italian national record in the mile until 1991, set in Zurich during the same competition in which he set the national record in the 1500m event. He also held the Italian national record in the 3000m event (7:45.02, in Bologna 12 September 1981). He is currently a gymnastic teacher in the public school system.

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1980 Olympic Games Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union 5th 1500 metres 3:40.4

National titles[edit]

Vittorio Fontanella has won 4 times the individual national championship.[1][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". Retrieved 25 November 2012. 

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