Vittorio Visini

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Vittorio Visini
Vittorio Visini 1968.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1945-05-25) 25 May 1945 (age 73)
Chieti, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Country Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Race walk
Club C.S. Carabinieri
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 20 km – 1:25.49 (1981)
  • 50 km – 3:56.00 (1978)

Vittorio Visini (born 25 May 1945) s a retired Italian race walker. He competed in the 20 km and 50 km events at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Olympics and finished in 6–8th place.[1]

Biography[edit]

From 1965 to 1982 Visini took part in 67 international competitions. He won 16 national titles: in the 20 km (1970), 50 km (1970–1975 and 1981), and 5 km indoor (1970–1976 and 1978).[2][3] In retirement he worked as a racewalking coach.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1968 Olympic Games Mexico Mexico City 6th 50 km walk 4:36:33
1972 Olympic Games West Germany Munich 8th 20 km walk 1:32:30
7th 50 km walk 4:08:31
1976 Olympic Games Canada Montreal 8th 20 km walk 1:29:31

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vittorio Visini. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
  3. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 8 November 2012.
  4. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009.

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