Vigor Bovolenta

Vigor Bovolenta (30 May 1974 – 24 March 2012) was a volleyball player from Italy. Bovolenta was part of the men's national team that won the European Championship in 1995 and the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

Vigor Bovolenta
Vigor Bovolenta.jpg
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born(1974-05-30)30 May 1974
Rovigo, Italy
Died24 March 2012(2012-03-24) (aged 37)
Macerata, Italy
Height2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
Spike358 cm (141 in)
Block345 cm (136 in)
Volleyball information
PositionMiddle blocker
Career
YearsTeams
1990–1997
1997–1998
1998–1999
1999–2000
2000–2003
2003–2008
2008–2010
2010–2012
Edilcuoghi Ravenna
4Torri Ferrara Volley
Piaggio Roma
Iveco Palermo
Casa Modena
Copra Berni Piacenza
RPA LuigiBacchi.it Perugia
Volley Forlí
National team
1995–2008 Italy
Last updated: 2 January 2018

He died at the age of 37 only a few hours after feeling faint (allegedly suffering a heart attack) during an Italian League fourth level game between his team, Forlì, and the reserve team of Macerata.[2] He had severe coronary artery disease similar to Sergey Grinkov.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olympic results
  2. ^ Marisa Poli (24 March 2012). "Malore in campo. Addio a Bovolenta" (in Italian). Gazzetta.it. Retrieved 24 March 2012.

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