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Franca Fiacconi (born 4 October 1965 in Rome) is a marathon runner from Italy.

Franca Fiacconi
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1965-10-04) October 4, 1965 (age 54)
Rome, Italy
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)Marathon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Marathon: 2:25.17 (1998)

BiographyEdit

Fiacconi won the 1998 New York City Marathon, after finishing second in 1996 and third in 1997. She also won the 2001 Enschede Marathon. She placed fourth in the women's marathon at the 1998 European Championships and won the silver medal at the 1993 Summer Universiade.

Fiacconi won the Turin Marathon in 1996 and 1998, also taking the Italian national title in the latter edition.[1]

AchievementsEdit

  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1993 World Student Games Buffalo, United States 2nd 2:38:44
1996 Italian Marathon Carpi, Italy 1st 2:28:22
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 13th 2:39:53
1998 Rome City Marathon Rome, Italy 1st 2:28:12
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 2:28:59
New York City Marathon New York, United States 1st 2:25:17
1999 Prague Marathon Prague, Czech Republic 1st 2:28:33
2001 Osaka International Ladies Marathon Osaka, Japan 2nd 2:26:49
Enschede Marathon Enschede, Netherlands 1st 2:31:40

Personal bestsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wim van Hemert, Marty Post & Franco Civai (2009-04-23). Turin Marathon. Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved on 2010-11-13.
  2. ^ Iaaf - Athletes http://www.iaaf.org/athletes/biographies/letter=0/athcode=110207/index.html

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