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Yuri Floriani (born 25 December 1981) is an Italian steeplechase runner.

Yuri Floriani
Yuri Floriani Rio 2016.jpg
Floriani at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1981-12-25) 25 December 1981 (age 37)
Trento, Italy
ResidencePalermo, Italy
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)[1]
Sport
CountryItaly Italy
SportAthletics
Event(s)Steeplechase
ClubG.S. Fiamme Gialle
Coached byStefano Cecchini
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 3000 m steeplechase: 8'22"62 (2012)

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BiographyEdit

On 31 May 2012 at Golden Gala in Rome, he qualified for the Olympics with his personal best of 8'22"62, for his first Olympic appearance in London 2012.[2]

He lives in Sicily, at Palermo with his wife Angela Rinicella, former middle-distance runner,[3] and their daughter Noemi.

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Italy
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 29th (h) 3000m steeplechase 9:31.74
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 15th (h) 3000m steeplechase 8:52.30
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 4th 3000 m steeplechase 8'34"60  
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 3000 m steeplechase 8'39"22 [4]
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 13th 3000 metres steeplechase 8.40.07 [5]

National championshipsEdit

ProgressionEdit

3000 metres steeplechase
Year Performance Venue Date World Ranking
2012 8:22.62   Rome 31/05/2012 27th
2011 8:28.64   Heusden-Zolder 16/07/2011
2010 8:34.15   Florence 05/06/2010
2009 8:34.60   Pescara 02/07/2009
2008 8:28.90   Rome 11/07/2008
2007 8:33.28   Velenje 28/06/2007
2006 8:35.88   Valencia 28/05/2006
2005 8:40.82   Florence 17/06/2005
2004 8:36.18   Naples 08/06/2004
2003 8:34.36   Hengelo 01/06/2003
2002 8:32.87   Castelfidardo 01/09/2002
2000 8:56.7   Pergine Valsugana 28/09/2000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Yuri Floriani Archived 2016-08-26 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
  2. ^ "Pass per Yuri Floriani nei 3000 siepi. Qualificati azzurri a quota 236" (in Italian). coni.it. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Yuri Floriani" (in Italian). fidal.it. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  4. ^ He had run a best time, 8:32.63 in the semifinals.
  5. ^ He ran in a better crono (8:29.01) in heat.
  6. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 13 April 2012.

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