Walter Arena

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Walter Arena
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1964-05-30) May 30, 1964 (age 52)
Catania, Italy
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Racewalking
Club G.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 20 km: 1:19:24 (1990)

Walter Arena (born May 30, 1964 in Catania) is a male race walker from Italy.

Biography[edit]

Walter Arena won three medal (one at individual level), at the International athletics competitions.[1] He participated at one edition of the Summer Olympics (1992), he has 28 caps in national team from 1984 to 1997.[2]

National records[edit]

  • 20000 m walk: :19:24 (Norway Fana, 26 May 1990) - current holder

He continues to race, winning the M45 at the 2012 European Masters Athletics Championships 5,000 metres walk.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 5th 20 km 1:22:42
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 15th 20 km 1:22:49
World Championships Rome, Italy DSQ 20 km NT
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 7th 20 km 1:21:45
World Student Games Duisburg, West Germany 1st 20 km 1:23:25
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 6th 20 km 1:24:16
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 6th 20 km 1:21:01
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 7th 20 km 1:21:01
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 18th 20 km 1:29:34
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany DSQ 20 km NT
World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 21st 20 km 1:28:39 [2][3]
1995 World Race Walking Cup Beijing, China 12th 20 km 1.22:37 [3]
1997 World Race Walking Cup Poděbrady, Czech Republic 24th 20 km 1:20:50

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 25 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Silver medal with the team in the IAAF World Race Walking Cup.

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