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Giuseppe Abbagnale

Full name: Giuseppe Abbagnale
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
Born: July 24, 1959 in Pompei, Napoli, Italy
Affiliations: C. N. Stabia, Napoli (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Rowing

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

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Giuseppe Abbagnale was one-half of the great Italian brother rowing tandem. Together with his younger brother, Carmine, Giuseppe 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 Olympics gold medals.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Italy ITA 7
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Italy ITA 1 Gold
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Italy ITA 1 Gold
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Italy ITA 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Rowing Italy ITA Antonio Dell'Aquila B Final 7:18.87
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Rowing Italy ITA Antonio Dell'Aquila Round One Repêchage Heat Two 7:27.93
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Rowing Italy ITA Antonio Dell'Aquila Round One Heat One 7:59.39
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Final 7:05.99
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Round One Heat Two 7:13.83
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Final 6:58.79
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Semi-Finals Heat One 6:56.62
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Round One Heat Three 7:03.55
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Final 6:50.98
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:56.29
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Carmine Abbagnale Round One Heat Three 7:00.62
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