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Romano Bonagura

Full name: Romano Bonagura
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: October 15, 1930 in Ravenna, Ravenna, Italy
Died: October 30, 2010 in Casalpusterlengo, Lodi, Italy
Affiliations: Bob Club Cristallo, (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Romano Bonagura was one of Sergio Zardini's regular crew members, racing with him for five years. During that period, he collected six World Championship medals. After four silver medals (1959, 1962 (2x), 1963), Bonagura was finally on a winning bobsleigh at the 1963 championships in Igls, where the manned the victorious four-man sled. Zardini and Bonagura also performed well in the 1964 Games, also in Igls, where they led the pack after three runs, but lost to the surprise British bob in the final descent.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Two Italy-2 ITA 2 Silver
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Four Italy-1 ITA 4

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Sergio Zardini Final Standings
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Sergio Zardini Run 1
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Sergio Zardini Run 2
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Sergio Zardini Run 3
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Sergio Zardini Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-1 ITA Final Standings
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-1 ITA Run 1
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-1 ITA Run 2
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-1 ITA Run 3
1964 Winter 33 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Italy-1 ITA Run 4
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