Salvatore Morale

Salvatore "Tito" Morale (born 4 November 1938 in Teolo, Padua) was an Italian athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metre hurdles.

Salvatore Morale
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Tito Morale with the jersey of his club (Libertas Magrini) in a race in Italy in the 1960s
Personal information
Nickname(s)Tito
NationalityItalian
Born (1938-11-04) 4 November 1938 (age 82)
Teolo, Italy
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 metres hurdles
ClubLibertas Magrini Bergamo
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m: 47.6 (1962)
  • 400 m hs: 49.2 (1962)
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Tokyo 400 metres hurdles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1962 Belgrade 400 metres hurdles
Universiade
Gold medal – first place 1959 Turin 400 metres hurdles
Gold medal – first place 1961 Sofia 400 metres hurdles
Bronze medal – third place 1963 Porto Alegre 400 metres hurdles

He won five medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1]

BiographyEdit

He competed for an Italy in the 400 metre hurdles at the 1964 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan, where he won the bronze medal. In 1962 in the European Championships Morale won the gold medal in the 400 metres hurdles and equalled the world record of Glenn Davis. He has 22 caps in national team from 1956 to 1964.[2]

European recordEdit

Olympic resultsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1960 Olympic Games   Rome SF 400 metres hurdles 51.3
1964 Olympic Games   Tokyo 3rd 400 metres hurdles 50.1
Heat 4 x 400 metres relay 3:07.6

National titlesEdit

Salvatore Morale has won 4 times consecutively the individual national championship.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009.
  3. ^ "European Record Progression, men 400m hurdles". athletix.org. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  4. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2012.

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