B. 1939-06-29, Villafranca, Italy
Cycling (2 gold)
Short and immensely muscled, he was one of a school of Italian sprinters.
At twenty-one, he reached his peak at the Roma Olympics. As a professional,
he was only able to win one world title, on sprint in Liège in 1963.
He retired in 1971 and married an opera singer.
Olympic Competitor nr 3541
B. 1882-01-21, Sydney, Australia, living in California, USA in 1904, but
most likely still an Australian citizen at the time.
Swimming (3 silver, 1 bronze)
|220 yds Free-style||silver||3000|
|440 yds Free-style||silver||3000|
|880 yds Free-style||silver||3000|
|1 mile Free-style||bronze||1920|
Some sources list this swimmer also in the 50 yards, in fourth place, but that is a mistake. That swimmer is David Gaul.
Olympic Competitor nr 2146
Olympic Competitor nr 1611
Olympic Competitor nr 2796
Written 2000-11-28 - last modified 2011-08-25
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