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Marcelo Adrián Pugliese (born 2 September 1968 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine discus thrower. His personal best throw is 64.23 metres, achieved in April 2002 in Mar del Plata.

Marcelo Pugliese
Medal record
Representing  Argentina
South American Games
Gold medal – first place 1998 Cuenca Discus throw
Silver medal – second place 1990 Lima Hammer throw
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Lima Shot put
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Lima Discus throw
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Valencia Discus throw
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Cuenca Shot put

He became South American champion in 1999, 2001 and 2003.[1] He also competed at the Olympic Games in 1996, 2000 and 2004 as well as the World Championships in 1997 and 2001 without qualifying for the final round.

In March 2007 Pugliese was found guilty of stanozolol doping. The sample was delivered on 27 May 2006 in an in-competition test. He received a suspension from July 2006 to July 2008.[2]



Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Argentina
1988 Ibero-American Championships Ciudad de México, México 7th Discus 48.36 m A
1990 Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 5th Hammer 62.16 m
South American Games Lima, Peru 3rd Shot put
3rd Discus 46.70m
2nd Hammer 58.74m
1992 Ibero-American Championships Seville, Spain 10th Discus 49.08 m
1994 Ibero-American Championships Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd Discus 59.18 m
South American Games Valencia, Venezuela 3rd Discus
1998 South American Games Cuenca, Ecuador 3rd Shot put 15.46 m A
1st Discus 59.74 m A GR
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 37th Discus 56.30 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 25th Discus 54.06 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 31st Discus 56.06 m

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ South American Championships (Men) - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ "Doping Rule Violation". 12 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-05.

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