Ercole Gallegati

Ercole Gallegati (21 November 1911 – 19 August 1990) was an Italian wrestler. He won bronze medals in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1932 and 1948 Olympics and 1934 European Championships. He also competed in the 1936 Olympics, both in freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, and at the 1952 Olympics. Domestically he won 20 Italian titles in Greco-Roman and 11 in freestyle wrestling between 1931 and 1956. After retiring from competitions he became a wrestling coach and a member of the Faenza city council.[1]

Ercole Gallegati
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Personal information
Born21 November 1911
Faenza, Italy
Died19 August 1990 (aged 78)
Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy
SportGreco-Roman wrestling
Medal record
Representing  Italy
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1932 Los Angeles -72 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London -79 kg
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1934 Rome -72 kg


  1. ^ Ercole Gallegati. Sports