Salvatore Bettiol

Salvatore Bettiol (born November 28, 1961 in Volpago del Montello) is a retired long-distance runner from Italy.

Salvatore Bettiol
Personal information
Born (1961-11-28) November 28, 1961 (age 58)
Volpago del Montello, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
CountryItaly Italy
ClubCUS Universo Ferrara
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Marathon: 2:09:40 (1994)


He represented his native country twice (1992 and 1996) at the Summer Olympics. He is best known for finishing in 2nd place overall at the 1988 New York Marathon, and for winning the 1987 Venice Marathon. He also finished in 4th place overall at the 1990 European Championships in Split, FR Yugoslavia.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Italy
1986 Venice Marathon Venice, Italy 1st Marathon 2:18:44
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 13th Marathon 2:17:45
Venice Marathon Venice, Italy 1st Marathon 2:10:01
1988 New York Marathon New York City, United States 2nd Marathon 2:11:41
1990 European Championships Split, SFR Yugoslavia 4th Marathon 2:17:45
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 6th Marathon 2:15:58
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 5th Marathon 2:14:15
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany Marathon DNF
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 20th Marathon 2:17:27

National championshipsEdit

Salvatore Bettiol has won 4 times the individual national championship.[1]


  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2012.

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