Gianni Caldana

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Gianni Caldana
Personal information
Full nameGiacinto Caldana
NationalityItalian
Born(1913-11-19)19 November 1913
Vicenza, Italy
Died6 September 1995(1995-09-06) (aged 81)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)Sprint
Long jump
ClubGiglio Rosso Firenze
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 110 m hs: 14.7 (1940)
  • Long jump: 7.50 m (1936)

Gianni Caldana (19 November 1913 – 6 September 1995) was an Italian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

Biography[edit]

He competed for an Italy in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his team mates Orazio Mariani, Elio Ragni and Tullio Gonnelli.

Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1936 Olympic Games Germany Berlin 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 41.1
12th Long jump 7.26 m Wind assisted
Heat 110 metres hurdles 15.1

National championships[edit]

Gianni Caldana has won 5 times the individual national championship.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2012.

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