Giuseppe "Beppe" Tosi (25 May 1916 – 10 July 1981) was an Italian discus thrower. He won silver medal at the 1946, 1950 and 1954 European championships and 1948 Olympics, every time beaten by the teammate Adolfo Consolini. At the 1952 Olympics Tosi placed eighth and Consolini second.
|Born||25 May 1916|
Borgo Ticino, Italy
|Died||10 July 1981(aged 65)|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||125 kg (276 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||54.80 m (1948)|
Tosi won five national titles, in 1943, 1946–1948 and 1951, and set two European records, both in 1948. Near the end of his athletic career, similar to Consolini, he went into acting and played minute roles in several major films, including Totò al giro d'Italia (1948), Quo Vadis (1951), The Return of Don Camillo (1953), Ben-Hur (1959) and The Lovemakers (1961).
|1948||Olympic Games||London||2nd||Discus throw||51.78 m|||
|1952||Olympic Games||Helsinki||8th||Discus throw||49.03 m|
|1961||The Lovemakers||Old Casamonti||Uncredited, (final film role)|
- ^ Giuseppe Tosi Archived 18 December 2009 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
- ^ a b Giuseppe Tosi. trackfield.brinkster.net
- ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
- ^ Giuseppe Tosi. IMDb
- ^ His 51.78 was provisional Olympic record.
- Media related to Giuseppe Tosi at Wikimedia Commons
- Giuseppe Tosi at World Athletics
- Giuseppe Tosi at European Athletics
- Giuseppe Tosi at Olympedia
- Giuseppe Tosi at the Italian National Olympic Committee (in Italian)