Elivia Ricci

Elivia Ricci (later Ballotta, born 14 December 1936) is a retired Italian discus thrower who won a silver medal at the 1959 Summer Universiade. She competed at the 1960 Olympics and finished in 15th place.

Elivia Ricci
Elivia Ricci 1966.jpg
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1936-12-14) 14 December 1936 (age 84)
Milan, Italy
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)Discus throw
Shot put
ClubImec Bergamo
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Discus throw: 52.99 m (1965)

BiographyEdit

Ricci is the wife of the former Italian pole vaulter Edmondo Ballotta.[1]

National titlesEdit

Ricci won 14 national championships at senior level,[2]

  • shot put: 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 (5)
  • discus throw: 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 (9)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gli anni ticinesi di Adolfo Consolini, troppo vecchio per lo sport italiano, emigrante in Svizzera". asaibrunobonomelli.it. Retrieved 2 March 2020. La lanciatrice bergamasca, moglie del piacentino Edmondo Ballotta, ottimo saltatore con l'asta (4.35) qualche anno prima
  2. ^ "CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" – DONNE TUTTE LE CAMPIONESSE – 1923-2016" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 27 September 2017.

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