Filippo Bottino

Filippo Bottino (9 December 1888 – 18 October 1969) was an Italian heavyweight weightlifter who won a gold medal at the 1920 Olympics.[1] In 1922 he became the first Italian weightlifter to break a world record, in the press, and in 1924 he finished sixth at the Paris Olympics. He was made a Knight of the Italian Republic received the Medal of Honour for Sporting Merit.[2]

Filippo Bottino
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Personal information
Born9 December 1888
Genova, Italy
Died18 October 1969 (aged 80)
Sestri Ponente, Genova, Italy
Weight99 kg (218 lb)
ClubGinnastica Sampierdarenese, Genova
Medal record


  1. ^ "Filippo Bottino". Olympedia. Retrieved 7 September 2021.
  2. ^ Filippo Bottino.