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Eleonora Anna Giorgi (born 14 September 1989) is an Italian race walker bronze medal at the 2019 World Athletics Championships.

Eleonora Giorgi
Eleonora Giorgi (racewalker).jpg
Giorgi in 2015 in Murcia
Personal information
Full nameEleonora Anna Giorgi
NationalityItalian
Born (1989-09-14) 14 September 1989 (age 30)
Milan, Italy
ResidenceCabiate, Italy
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly
SportAthletics
Event(s)Racewalking
ClubG.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Coached byGiovanni Perricelli
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 20 km walk: 1:29:48 (2012)
  • 50 km walk: 4:04:50 (2019)

She is the 5000 metres race walk (outdoor, track) world record holder with the time of 20:01.80 sets on 18 May 2014 in Misterbianco.[1]

BiographyEdit

On 9 June 2012 in A Coruña, one leg of IAAF Race Walking Gran Prix 2012 she obtained the "standard A" for 2012 Summer Olympics, on 13 March at the 2012 IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Saransk (Russia) she ranked 14th, matching the other FIDAL requirement (classify among the first 20 athletes) for FIDAL).[2] On 6 July 2012 she won the race in Bressanone walking 10 km in 45 min 19 sec and received the gold medal.

On 29 Semptember 2019 she won the bronze medal at the first edition of th 50 km race walk at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, race held at night from 11 pm to 3 am the following morning, to try to alleviate the strong heat. She is engaged to the Italian racewalker Matteo Giupponi.[3]

StatisticsEdit

World recordsEdit

European recordsEdit

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
Youth level
2008 World Race Walking Cup (U20)   Cheboksary 27th 10 km 49:44
World Junior Championships   Bydgoszcz 18th 10,000m 47:58.68
2009 European U23 Championships   Kaunas 11th 20 km walk 1:39:42
Senior level
2011 European Race Walking Cup   Olhão 28th 20 km 1:38:29
European U23 Championships   Ostrava 4th 20 km walk 1:38:41
2012 World Race Walking Cup   Saransk 14th 20 km walk 1:32:57 PB
World Race Walking Challenge   A Coruña 6th 20 km walk 1:31:18 PB
Olympic Games   London 14th 20 km walk 1:29:48 PB
2013 European Race Walking Cup   Dudince 6th 20 km 1:32:09
Mediterranean Games   Mersin 1st 20 km walk 1:39.13
World Championships   Moscow 10th 20 km walk 1:30:01 SB
2014 World Race Walking Cup   Taicang 5th 20 km 1:27:05
2015 European Race Walking Cup   Murcia 2nd 20 km 1:26:17
2nd 20 km – Team 30 pts
World Championships   Beijing DSQ 20 km walk -
2018 Race Walking Team Championships   Taicang 2nd 20 km – Team 38 pts
2019 European Race Walking Cup   Alytus 1st 50 km 4:04:50 AR
3rd 50 km – Team 50 pts
World Championships   Doha 3rd 50 km 4:29:13

National titlesEdit

She has won seven times the national championship at individual senior level.[5]

Outdoor
  • 10 km race walk (road): 2012, 2019
  • 10,000 m race walk (track): 2017[6]
Indoor
  • 3000 m race walk: 2012, 2014

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eleonora Giorgi nella storia: record mondiale dei 5 km di marcia in pista" (in Italian). atleticalive.it. Retrieved 14 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Marcia: Rubino quarto a La Coruna, Giorgi sesta nello IAAF Race Walking Challenge" (in Italian). olimpiadi.blogosfere.it. Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Doha, 50 km di gioia: Giorgi bronzo mondiale!" (in Italian). olimpiadi.blogosfere.it. 29 September 2019. Retrieved 29 September 2019. È legata sentimentalmente a un azzurro della marcia, Matteo Giupponi.
  4. ^ "Milano, Giorgi premiata per il record" (in Italian). fidal.it. 13 June 2019. Retrieved 15 June 2019.
  5. ^ "TUTTE LE CAMPIONESSE ITALIANE 1923 – 2018" (PDF) (in Italian). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Campionati Italiani Assoluti Trieste 2017 Marcia Donne" (in Italian). marcia.it. Retrieved 25 September 2018.

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