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Dante Benvenuti

Full name: Dante Francisco Benvenuti
Gender: Male
Born: July 10, 1925 in Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: March 19, 2012
Country: ARG Argentina
Sport: Cycling

Related Olympians: Father of Osvaldo Benvenuti.

Biography

Dante Benvenuti was one of Argentina's top road cyclists in the post-war years. He competed in the road race at the 1948 Olympics and represented his country twice at World Championships. In 1949, he won the American Championships, finishing second the next year. He later became a coach of the national team, among others during the 1960 and 1964 Olympics. His son, Osvaldo, later also became a cyclist.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Argentina ARG 22
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Argentina ARG 7

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling Argentina Final Standings 22 at 15:02.8

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling Argentina ARG Final Standings 7 5-33:15.4