Micol Cattaneo

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Micol Cattaneo
Micol Cattaneo.jpg
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1982-05-13) 13 May 1982 (age 38)
Como, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 metres hurdles
ClubC.S. Carabinieri
Coached byFlavio Alberio
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m hs: 12.98 (2008)
  • 60 m hs: 8.02 (2008)

Micol Cattaneo (born 13 May 1982) is an Italian athlete who competes mainly in the 100 metres hurdles. She represented Italy at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. In the season 2018-2019 she also competed as bobsledder.[1]

Biography[edit]

Cattaneo was born in Como, Italy. In the 100 metres hurdles, she won a silver medal at the 2007 Military World Games and a bronze medal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games. In the 4 x 100 metres relay, she won gold medals at the 2007 Military World Games and the 2013 Mediterranean Games.[2]

Her personal best time of 12.98s was set on 22 June 2008 in Annecy, France. Later that year she competed at the Olympic Games in Beijing, where she was eliminated in the heats, running 13.13s.

She is the daughter of the former Italian football player Giuseppe Cattaneo. She has 17 international appearances for the Italian national team from 2003 to 2012.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 25th (h) 100m hurdles 13.97 (wind: +0.1 m/s)
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 22nd (h) 100m hurdles 13.83 (wind: 1.2 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 44.82
2005 European Indoor Championships Spain Madrid SF 60 metres hurdles 8.30 [4]
European Cup Italy Florence 5th 100 metres hurdles 13.34
2006 European Championships Sweden Gothenburg SF 100 metres hurdles 13.38 [5]
2007 Military World Games India Hyderabad 2nd 100 metres hurdles 13.36
1st 4×100 metres relay 44.97
2008 World Indoor Championships Spain Valencia SF 60 metres hurdles 8.10 [6]
European Cup France Annecy 5th 100 metres hurdles 12.98 Sport records icon PB.svg
Olympic Games China Beijing Heat 100 metres hurdles 13.13
2009 European Indoor Championships Italy Turin SF 60 metres hurdles 8.21 [7]
Mediterranean Games Italy Pescara 3rd 100 metres hurdles 13.39
2012 European Championships Finland Helsinki 8th 100 metres hurdles 13.16 [8]
2013 Mediterranean Games Turkey Mersin 1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.66

National titles[edit]

Cattaneo has won 9 senior national championship titles.[9][10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vicenzino e Cattaneo decime nel bob a 2 di Coppa Europa. Andreutti e Chenet chiudono al tredicesimo posto" (in Italian). fisi.org. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  2. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  3. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009.
  4. ^ She ran her Personal Best (8.19), in preliminary round.
  5. ^ She ran her Personal Best (13.15), in preliminary round.
  6. ^ She ran her Personal Best (8.02), in preliminary round.
  7. ^ She ran in a better crono (8.18), in preliminary round.
  8. ^ She ran in a better crono (13.15), in preliminary round.
  9. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  10. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 29 November 2012.

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