Ivo Stefanoni

Ivo Stefanoni (born 5 June 1936) is an Italian rowing cox and Olympic champion.

Ivo Stefanoni
Personal information
NationalityItaly
Born (1936-06-05) 5 June 1936 (age 83)
Mandello del Lario, Italy
Height165 cm (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Weight55 kg (121 lb)[1]
Sport
ClubGS Moto Guzzi

Stefanoni was born in Mandello del Lario in 1936, and he rowed with GS Moto Guzzi.[1]

At the 1956 European Rowing Championships, Stefanoni won a bronze medal with the coxed four.[2] Later that year, he received a gold medal in the coxed four event at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, together with Alberto Winkler, Angelo Vanzin, Romano Sgheiz and Franco Trincavelli.[3]

For the 1957 European Rowing Championships, Stefanoni changed to the eight and won gold; he repeated this success at the 1958 European Rowing Championships.[4] At the 1960 Summer Olympics, he won the bronze medal with the Italian boat in the coxed four competition.[1]

For the 1961 European Rowing Championships, Stefanoni was back in the eight and they won gold.[4] Three rowers from the 1961 crew remained with the Italian eight that competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics and came sixth: Giampietro Gilardi, Sereno Brunello and Stefanoni.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ivo Stefanoni". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. ^ Heckert, Karlheinz. "Rudern – Europameisterschaften (Herren – Vierer m.Stm.)" (in German). Sport Komplett. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  3. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing" Archived 8 December 2007 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 14 May 2008)
  4. ^ a b c Heckert, Karlheinz. "Rudern – Europameisterschaften (Herren – Achter)" (in German). Sport Komplett. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  5. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Italy Rowing at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 December 2017.