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Italy competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 174 competitors, 156 men and 18 women, took part in 81 events in 15 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy (1861–1946).svg
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it ‹See Tfd›(in Italian)
in Amsterdam
Competitors174 (156 men, 18 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearerCarlo Galimberti
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
7
Silver
5
Bronze
7
Total
19
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Vittorio Tamagnini Boxing Men's bantamweight August 11
  Gold Carlo Orlandi Boxing Men's lightweight August 11
  Gold Piero Toscani Boxing Men's middleweight August 11
  Gold Giacomo Gaioni, Cesare Facciani,
Mario Lusiani, Luigi Tasselli
Cycling Men's team pursuit August 6
  Gold Carlo Agostoni, Giulio Basletta,
Marcello Bertinetti, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici,
Renzo Minoli, Franco Riccardi
Fencing Men's team épée August 5
  Gold Giorgio Chiavacci, Giulio Gaudini,
Gioacchino Guaragna, Giorgio Pessina,
Ugo Pignotti, Oreste Puliti
Fencing Men's team foil July 30
  Gold Giliante D'Este, Giovanni Delise,
Valerio Perentin, Giorgio Pessina,
Renato Petronio, Nicolò Vittori
Rowing Men's coxed four August 10
  Silver Renato Anselmi, Bino Bini,
Gustavo Marzi, Oreste Puliti,
Emilio Salafia, Giulio Sarrocchi
Fencing Men's team sabre August 9
  Silver Romeo Neri Gymnastics Men's horizontal bar August 9
  Silver Bianca Ambrosetti, Lavinia Gianoni,
Luigina Giavotti, Virginia Giorgi,
Germana Malabarba, Clara Marangoni,
Luigina Perversi, Diana Pizzavini,
Anna Tanzini, Carolina Tronconi,
Ines Vercesi, Rita Vittadini
Gymnastics Women's team all-around August 9
  Silver Pierino Gabetti Weightlifting Men's 60 kg July 30
  Silver Carlo Galimberti Weightlifting Men's 75 kg July 29
  Bronze Carlo Cavagnoli Boxing Men's flyweight August 11
  Bronze Giulio Gaudini Fencing Men's foil August 1
  Bronze Bino Bini Fencing Men's sabre August 11
  Bronze Italy national football team
Adolfo Baloncieri Antonio Janni
Elvio Banchero Virgilio Levratto
Delfo Bellini Mario Magnozzi
Fulvio Bernardini Pietro Pastore
Umberto Caligaris Silvio Pietroboni
Gianpiero Combi Alfredo Pitto
Giovanni De Prà Enrico Rivolta
Valentino Degani Virginio Rosetta
Attilio Ferraris Gino Rossetti
Felice Gasperi Angelo Schiavio
Pietro Genovesi Andrea Viviano
Football June 9
  Bronze Umberto Bonadè, Pietro Freschi,
Paolo Gennari, Cesare Rossi
Rowing Men's coxless four August 10
  Bronze Giovanni Gozzi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight August 4
  Bronze Gerolamo Quaglia Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman featherweight August 5

AthleticsEdit

ResultsEdit

Men (18)
Athlete Age Event Rank
Luigi Beccali 20 Men's 1,500 metres 4 h1 r1/2
Edgardo Toetti 17 Men's 100 metres 3 h6 r1/4
Franco Reyser 24 Men's 100 metres 4 h2 r1/4
Giacomo Carlini 23 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 3 h7 r1/3
Giuseppe Castelli 20 Men's 200 metres 5 h6 r2/4
Edgardo Toetti 17 Men's 200 metres 3 h15r1/4
Nello Bartolini 23 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 6 h1 r1/2
Giuseppe Castelli 20 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Franco Reyser 24 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Edgardo Toetti 17 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Enrico Torre 26 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h1 r1/2
Giacomo Carlini 23 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Luigi Facelli 30 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Guido Cominotto 26 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Ettore Tavernari 23 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 3 h2 r1/2
Luigi Facelli 30 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 6
Guido Cominotto 26 Men's 800 metres 6 h2 r2/3
Ettore Tavernari 23 Men's 800 metres 4 h4 r1/3
Albino Pighi 25 Men's Discus Throw 19 QR
Camillo Zemi 30 Men's Discus Throw 23 QR
Armando Poggioli 39 Men's Hammer Throw 4
Camillo Zemi 30 Men's Hammer Throw 13 QR
Virgilio Tommasi 23 Men's Long Jump 25T QR
Enrico Torre 26 Men's Long Jump 25T QR
Giuseppe Ferrera Men's Marathon 34
Romeo Bertini 35 Men's Marathon AC
Attilio Conton 25 Men's Marathon AC
Stefano Natale 25 Men's Marathon AC
Women (6)
Athlete Age Event Rank
Derna Polazzo 16 Women's 100 metres 3 h1 r1/3
Luigia Bonfanti Women's 100 metres 3 h5 r1/3
Matilde Moraschi 18 Women's 100 metres 4 h3 r1/3
Luigia Bonfanti Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Giannina Marchini 22 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Derna Polazzo 16 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Vittorina Vivenza 15 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 6
Giannina Marchini 22 Women's 800 metres 9 h2 r1/2
Piera Borsani 18 Women's Discus Throw 13

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)


Men's Light Heavyweight (– 79.4 kg)

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

Round of 16
France  3–4  Italy
Brouzes   15'17'
Dauphin   61'
Report Rossetti   19'
Levratto   39'
Banchero   43'
Baloncieri   60'
Quarter-finals
Italy  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Spain
Baloncieri   63' Report Zaldúa   11'
Attendance: 3,388
Referee: Domingo Lombardi (Uruguay)
Replay
Italy  7–1  Spain
Magnozzi   14'
Schiavio   15'
Baloncieri   18'
Bernardini   40'
Rivolta   72'
Levratto   76'77'
Report Yermo   47'
Attendance: 4,770
Referee: Hans Boekman (Netherlands)
Semi-finals
Italy  2–3  Uruguay
Baloncieri   9'
Levratto   60'
Report Cea   17'
Campolo   28'
Scarone   31'
Attendance: 15,230
Referee: Willem Eijmers (Netherlands)
Bronze medal match
Italy  11–3  Egypt
Schiavio   6'42'58'
Baloncieri   14'52'
Banchero   19'39'44'
Magnozzi   72'80'88'
Report Riad   12'16'
El Ezam   60'
Attendance: 6,378

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1928.

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2010-03-10. Retrieved 2010-04-28.

External linksEdit