Francesco Perrone

Francesco Perrone (3 December 1930 – 27 April 2020) was an Italian long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1] Perrone was an athlete of the Gruppo Sportivo Fiamme Oro.[2]

Francesco Perrone
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Francesco Perrone at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born(1930-12-03)3 December 1930
Cellino San Marco, Italy
Died27 April 2020(2020-04-27) (aged 89)
Bari, Italy
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Marathon
ClubG.S. Fiamme Oro

Perrone died of COVID-19 on 27 April 2020 at the age of 89.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Francesco Perrone Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Francesco Perrone Bio, Stats, and Results". poliziadistato.it. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 16 March 2020. Affiliations: Fiamme Oro, Padova
  3. ^ Ucciso dal virus il maratoneta che aveva sfidato Abebe Bikila (in Italian)