Vincenza Calì

Vincenza Calì (born October 15, 1983 in Palermo) is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Italy.[1]

Vincenza Calì
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1983-10-15) October 15, 1983 (age 37)
Palermo, Italy
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)Sprint
ClubG.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 11.35 (2008)
  • 200 m: 22.98 (2008)
Medal record
Mediterranean Games
Silver medal – second place 2009 Pescara 4x100 metres relay
European Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Florence 4x100 metres relay
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Annecy 4x100 metres relay
European Athletics U23 Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Erfurt 200 metres
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Erfurt 4x100 metres relay

She won three medals, to senior level, with the national relay team at the International athletics competitions.[2]

BiographyEdit

She represented Italy at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 4x100 metres relay together with Anita Pistone, Giulia Arcioni and Audrey Alloh. In their first round heat they were however disqualified and eliminated for the final.[1] She won two medals at the Mediterranean Games in Pescara. She has 11 caps in national team from 2001 to 2008.[3]

She was engaged to football player of the Italy national football team, Gianluigi Buffon.[4]

National recordsEdit

National titlesEdit

Vincenza Calì has won 7 times the individual national championship.[5][6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Vincenza Cali', beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 30, 2008
  2. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
  3. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009.
  4. ^ "Vincenza e Gigi: fine di un amore" (in Italian). tgcom24.mediaset.it. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  5. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANE SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1923 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
  6. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 12 February 2013.

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