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Carlo Molfetta (born 15 February 1984 in Mesagne) is a taekwondo athlete from Italy, who won gold at the 2012 London Olympics in the men's +80 kg division, beating Gabon's Anthony Obame. Molfetta was determined to be the victor after the bout concluded in a 9-9 tie, with the judges ruling that Molfetta had won based upon superiority.[1]

Carlo Molfetta
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Born15 February 1984 (1984-02-15) (age 35)
Mesagne, Italy


He also won the Gold Medal in the 2010 European Taekwondo Championships.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Italian superior in taekwondo final". The Washington Post. August 11, 2012.
  2. ^ Profile at
  3. ^ London Olympics 2012 Carlo Molfetta

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