Yuri Floriani

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Yuri Floriani
Yuri Floriani Rio 2016.jpg
Floriani at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1981-12-25) December 25, 1981 (age 35)
Trento, Italy
Residence Palermo, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)[1]
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Steeplechase
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle
Coached by Stefano Cecchini
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 3000 m steeplechase: 8'22"62 (2012)

Yuri Floriani (born 25 December 1981) is an Italian steeplechase runner.

Biography[edit]

On May 31, 2012 at Golden Gala in Rome, he qualified for the Olympics with his personal best of 8'22"62, for his first Olympic appearance in London 2012.[2]

He lives in Sicily, at Palermo with his wife Angela Rinicella, former middle-distance runner,[3] and their daughter Noemi.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 29th (h) 3000m steeplechase 9:31.74
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 15th (h) 3000m steeplechase 8:52.30
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 4th 3000 m steeplechase 8'34"60 Sport records icon SB.svg
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 3000 m steeplechase 8'39"22 [4]
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 13th 3000 metres steeplechase 8.40.07 [5]

National championships[edit]

Progression[edit]

3000 metres steeplechase
Year Performance Venue Date World Ranking
2012 8:22.62 Italy Rome 31/05/2012 27th
2011 8:28.64 Belgium Heusden-Zolder 16/07/2011
2010 8:34.15 Italy Florence 05/06/2010
2009 8:34.60 Italy Pescara 02/07/2009
2008 8:28.90 Italy Rome 11/07/2008
2007 8:33.28 Slovenia Velenje 28/06/2007
2006 8:35.88 Spain Valencia 28/05/2006
2005 8:40.82 Italy Florence 17/06/2005
2004 8:36.18 Italy Naples 08/06/2004
2003 8:34.36 Netherlands Hengelo 01/06/2003
2002 8:32.87 Italy Castelfidardo 01/09/2002
2000 8:56.7 Italy Pergine Valsugana 28/09/2000

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yuri Floriani Archived 2016-08-26 at the Wayback Machine.. rio2016.com
  2. ^ "Pass per Yuri Floriani nei 3000 siepi. Qualificati azzurri a quota 236" (in Italian). coni.it. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Yuri Floriani" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  4. ^ He had run a best time, 8:32.63 in the semifinals.
  5. ^ He ran in a better crono (8:29.01) in heat.
  6. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 

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