Marco De Gasperi

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Marco De Gasperi (born 5 April 1977) is an Italian male mountain runner, sky runner and long-distance runner.

Marco De Gasperi
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Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1977-04-05) 5 April 1977 (age 44)
Bormio
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Mountain running
Sky running
Event(s)Long-distance running
Vertical kilometer
ClubG.S. Forestale
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Half marathon: 1.05:53 (2012)
Medal record
Mountain running
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
World Championships (individual) 5 0 0
World Championships (team) 11 3 1
World LD Championships (individual) 0 1 0
World LD Championships (team) 1 0 0
European Championships (individual) 1 3 4
European Championships (team) 13 0 0
Total 31 7 5
World Long Distance MR C'hips
Gold medal – first place 2016 Podbrdo Team
Silver medal – second place 2016 Podbrdo Individual
Skyrunning
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Premana SkyMarathon
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Poschiavo SkyRace
Silver medal – second place 2013 Canazei SkyRace
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Valencia Vertical Kilometer

BiographyEdit

He won five gold medals at senior level (from 1997 to 2007) and one at junior level (1996), at the World Mountain Running Championships.[1] At European level he won 5 medals individual (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze) and 6 gold medal with the national team at the European Mountain Running Championships from 2002 to 2008.[2]

He is engaged to the Italian mountain running champion Elisa Desco, the two have a daughter named Lidia.[3]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
Mountain running
1997 World championships   Malé Svatoňovice 1st Men's race 54:11
1999 World championships   Kinabalu Park 1st Men's race 54:56
2001 World championships   Arta Terme 1st Men's race 1:01:05
2003 World championships   Girdwood 1st Men's race 50:29
2007 World championships   Ovronnaz 1st Men's race 51:49

World Cup winsEdit

Sky running
# Season Date Race Discipline
1 2002 1 September Val d'Isère Vertical Kilometer Vertical
2 2003 12 July Val d'Isère Vertical Kilometer Vertical
3 4 October Mount Kinabalu Climbathon SkyRace
4 2008 10 August Course de Sierre-Zinal SkyRace
5 2010 20 September Mount Kinabalu Climbathon SkyRace
6 2011 8 May Kilomètre Vertical Arles/Tech Vertical
7 14 August Sierre-Zinal SkyRace
8 2012 7 May Elbrus Vertical Kilometer Vertical
9 2017 26 August Matterhorn Ultraks SkyRace
10 14 October Limone SkyRace SkyRace

National titlesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mountain Running". iaaf.org. Retrieved 30 September 2017. De Gasperi won six individual gold medals at the World Championships: five in the senior category (1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2007 – all up and down races) and one in the junior division (1996 – uphill race).
  2. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  3. ^ "ELISA DESCO A DRIBBLING". fidal.it. Retrieved 7 October 2017. A distanza di così tanto tempo, nella sua casa di Bormio nella quale vive con il compagno Marco De Gasperi e la piccola figlia Lidia
  4. ^ "Marco De Gasperi, la stoccata del campione. Per lui e Cardone tricolore 2012". sportdimontagna.com. Retrieved 8 October 2017.

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