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Giovanni De Gennaro (canoeist)

Giovanni De Gennaro (born 21 July 1992 in Brescia)[1][2] is an Italian slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 2008.

Giovanni De Gennaro
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Italy
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Prague K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Bratislava K1 team
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Markkleeberg K1 team
U23 World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Wausau K1 team
Silver medal – second place 2014 Penrith K1
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Liptovský Mikuláš K1
U23 European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Banja Luka K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Bourg-Saint-Maurice K1
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Skopje K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Kraków K1 team
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Foix K1
Junior European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Liptovský Mikuláš K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Markkleeberg K1 team

He won two medals in the K1 team event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold in 2013 and a bronze in 2011. He also won a bronze medal in the same event at the 2015 European Championships in Markkleeberg.[3] He won two World Cup races in the K1 class (Ivrea 2016 and Markkleeberg 2017).

De Gennaro finished 7th in the K1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[2]

He lives in Roncadelle (Brescia) and he is a member of Corpo Forestale dello Stato.

His brother Riccardo is a former slalom canoeist. Slalom canoeist Stefanie Horn is Giovanni's sister-in-law.[4]

World Cup individual podiumsEdit

Season Date Venue Position Event
2016 4 Jun 2016 Ivrea 1st K1
2017 1 Jul 2017 Markkleeberg 1st K1
2018 9 Sep 2018 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
2019 30 June 2019 Tacen 1st K1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Giovanni De Gennaro". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Giovanni De Gennaro". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Giovanni DE GENNARO (ITA)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Giovanni De Gennaro (ITA)". CanoeICF.com. Retrieved 26 December 2017.

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