|1965 St. Moritz||Four-man|
De Lorenzo was a member of Italy's national bobsleigh team from 1959 to 1967, racing to gold in the 1964 two-man European Championships, and winning silver in the four-man World Championships in 1965.
He was a bobsleigh commentator for Dutch television and radio from 1968 to 1982,
and in 1978 he helped establish the Dutch bobsleigh and skeleton federation (Bob en Slee Bond Nederland / BSBN).
For many years de Lorenzo was a member of the BSBN executive committee and its team manager.
The Italian bobsledder is both honorary member and honorary president of the BSBN, and was voted Cavaliere al Merito della Repubblica Italiana in 2003 and Knight of the Order of Oranje-Nassau in 2011.
Italo de Lorenzo lives in Utrecht (NED) and Pieve de Cadore (ITA).
- Bobsleigh four-man world championship medalists since 1930
- BSBN profile featuring de Lorenzo (in Dutch)