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Carmine Abbagnale

Full name: Carmine Abbagnale
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: January 5, 1962 in Pompei, Napoli, Italy
Affiliations: C. N. Stabia, Napoli (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Agostino Abbagnale; Brother of Giuseppe Abbagnale.

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Carmine Abbagnale was one-half of the great Italian brother rowing tandem. Together with his older brother, Giuseppe, Carmine Abbagnale won the pair oars with cox at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics and the 1981, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1989, and 1990 World Championships. Together the brothers lived near the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii and trained on salt water in a Mediterranean Bay near Naples. A third brother, Agostino Abbagnale, was also a renowned rower who won three Olympic gold medals.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Italy ITA 1 Gold
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Italy ITA 1 Gold
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Italy ITA 2 Silver
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Italy ITA 9

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Final 7:05.99
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Round One Heat Two 7:13.83
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Final 6:58.79
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Semi-Finals Heat One 6:56.62
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Round One Heat Three 7:03.55
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Final 6:50.98
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:56.29
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Giuseppe Abbagnale Round One Heat Three 7:00.62

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Rowing Italy ITA B Final 5:41.95
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Rowing Italy ITA Round One Repêchage Heat One 5:34.40
1996 Summer 34 Atlanta Rowing Italy ITA Round One Heat Two 5:54.59