Angelo Carosi

Angelo Carosi (born 20 January 1964 in Priverno) is an Italian long-distance runner who specialized in the 3000 metres steeplechase. In his later career he also took up half marathon and marathon.

Angelo Carosi
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1964-01-20) 20 January 1964 (age 57)
Priverno, Italy
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)Steeplechase
Long distance running
ClubG.S. Forestale
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 3000 m st: 8:14.02 (1994)
  • 5000 m: 13:25.83 (1993)
  • Half marathon: 1:03:6 (2001)
  • Marathon: 2:12:46 (2001)

BiographyEdit

He ran four times consecutively in the 3000 meters steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics (1991, 1993, 1995, 1997). Carosi won three medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1] He participated at one edition of the Summer Olympics (1996), he has 29 caps in national team from 1989 to 2000.[2]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 4th 3000 m steeplechase 8:17.48
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 7th 3000 m steeplechase 8:20.80
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 3000 m steeplechase 8:23.53
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 3000 m steeplechase 8:14.85
Military World Games Rome, Italy 2nd 3000 m steeplechase 8:18.85
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 9th 3000 m steeplechase 8:29.67
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 8th 3000 m steeplechase 8:16.01

MarathonsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2000 Florence Marathon Florence, Italy 1st 2:14:11
2003 Florence Marathon Florence, Italy 1st 2:15:54

National titlesEdit

He won eight individual titles in his career at the Italian Athletics Championships. Spanning 15 years, he won his first national title 1989 and his last in 2004 at 40 years old.[3][4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009.
  3. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  4. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 5 January 2013.

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