Luciano De Genova
Luciano De Genova (May 19, 1931 – November 10, 2019) was an Italian weightlifter. He represented Italy at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympic Games, competing in the Lightweight (67.5 kg) category.
|Born||May 19, 1931|
|Died||November 10, 2019(aged 88)|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||67.5 kg (149 lb; 10.63 st)|
|Event(s)||-67.5 kg class|
De Genova was born in Genoa. He first competed outside Italy in the 1955 European Weightlifting Championships, finishing runner-up to Russian Nikolay Kostylev. The next year, De Genova finished third with a total of 347.5 kg.
In 1958, De Genova participated in the European Weightlifting Championships and the World Weightlifting Championships, receiving a silver medal in both competitions.
Luciano earned a 13th-place finish at the Rome 1960 Summer Olympics, finishing with a total lift of 352.5 kg.
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