Italy at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Italy competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 244 competitors, 228 men and 16 women, took part in 99 events in 17 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Berlin
Competitors244 (228 men and 16 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearerGiulio Gaudini
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
8
Silver
9
Bronze
5
Total
22
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

ResultsEdit

Men (27)
Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mario Lanzi 21 Men's 400 metres 4 h1 r3/4
21 Men's 800 metres 2 Silver
Luigi Beccali 28 Men's 1,500 metres 3 Bronze
Umberto Cerati 25 Men's 5,000 metres 7
Salvatore Mastroieni 22 6 h3 r1/2
Giuseppe Beviacqua 21 Men's 10,000 metres 11
Giannino Bulzone 25 Men's Marathon AC
Aurelio Genghini 28 AC
Gianni Caldana 22 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 3 h6 r1/3
Luigi Facelli 38 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 3 h2 r1/3
Umberto Ridi 22 4 h4 r1/3
Emilio Mori 28 6 h3 r1/3
Bruno Betti 25 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 7 h3 r1/2
Giuseppe Lippi 32 8 h1 r1/2
Orazio Mariani 21 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 2 Silver
Gianni Caldana 22
Elio Ragni 25
Tullio Gonnelli 23
Angelo Ferrario 28 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 3 h3 r1/2
Marsilio Rossi 19
Otello Spampani 18
Mario Lanzi 21
Ettore Rivolta 31 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 12
Giuseppe Gobbato 32 14
Mario Brignoli 34 18
Danilo Innocenti 32 Men's Pole Vault 6T
Arturo Maffei 26 Men's Long Jump 4T
Gianni Caldana 22 12
Giorgio Oberweger 22 Men's Discus Throw 3 Bronze
Ruggero Biancani 21 AC QR
Giovanni Cantagalli 22 Men's Hammer Throw 15
Women (5)
Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Claudia Testoni 20 Women's 100 metres 5 h5 r1/3
Ondina Valla 20 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 1 Gold
Claudia Testoni 20 4
Lidia Bongiovanni 21 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 4
Ondina Valla 20
Fernanda Bullano 21
Claudia Testoni 20
Gabre Gabric-Calvesi 18 Women's Discus Throw 10

BasketballEdit

First Round
7 August 1936
17:00
Report, p. 1078
  Italy 44,   Poland 28
Scoring by half: 25–12, 19–16
Tennis Courts, Court 1
Referees: A. Selenoi (Estonia), J. Christensen (Germany), H. Kalshaus (Germany)
Second Round
9 August 1936
17:00
Report, p. 1080
  Italy 58,   Germany 16
Scoring by half: 38–11, 20–5
Tennis Courts, Court 3
Referees: Sohaku Ri (Japan), K. Falk (Germany), H. Kascher (Germany)
Third Round
11 August 1936
16:00
Report, p. 1080
  Italy 27,   Chile 19
Scoring by half: 16–12, 11–7
Tennis Courts, Court 2
Referees: A. Selenoi (Estonia), Ch. Perschon (Germany), W. Balzereit (Germany)
Fourth Round
12 August 1936
17:00
Report, p. 1082
  Mexico 34,   Italy 17
Scoring by half: 20–7, 14–10
Tennis Courts, Court 5
Referees: E. Powers (Canada), F. Becker (Germany), H. Hammes (Germany)
5th–8th place semifinals
13 August 1936
17:00
Report, p. 1082
  Philippines 32,   Italy 14
Scoring by half: 18–6, 14–8
Tennis Courts, Court 5
Referees: R. Semerciyan (Turkey), H. Emschermann (Germany), H. Hammes (Germany)
7th place game
14 August 1936
16:00
Report, p. 1082
  Italy vs.   Peru
Match suspended after the entire peruvian delegation forfeited the Games.

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Team Roster

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eleven cyclists, all men, represented Italy in 1936.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

16 fencers, all men, represented Italy in 1936.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

FootballEdit

3 August 1936 (1936-08-03) Round of 16 Italy   1–0   United States Berlin
17:30 Frossi   58' Report Stadium: Poststadion
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Karl Weingartner (Germany)
7 August 1936 (1936-08-07) Quarter-finals Italy   8–0   Japan Berlin
17:30 Frossi   14'75'80'
Biagi   32'57'81'82'
Cappelli   89'
Report Stadium: Mommsenstadion
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Otto Olsson (Sweden)
10 August 1936 (1936-08-10) Semi-finals Italy   2–1 (a.e.t.)   Norway Berlin
17:00 Negro   15'
Frossi   96'
Report Brustad   58' Stadium: Olympiastadion
Attendance: 95,000
Referee: Pal von Hertzka (Hungary)
15 August 1936 (1936-08-15) Gold medal match Italy   2–1 (a.e.t.)   Austria Berlin
16:00 Frossi   70'92' Report Kainberger   79' Stadium: Olympiastadion
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: Peco Bauwens (Germany)

Men's Team SquadEdit

GymnasticsEdit

16 gymnasts, 8 men and 8 women, represented Italy in 1936.

Men's team
Women's team

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathlete represented Italy in 1936.

RowingEdit

Italy had 22 rowers participate in five out of seven rowing events in 1936.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Nine shooters represented Italy in 1936.

25 m rapid fire pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, prone

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Art competitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Italy at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 9 October 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Italy Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 9 May 2018.

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