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Maurizio Carnino

Full name: Maurizio Carnino
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (184 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: March 7, 1975 in Torino, Torino, Italy
Affiliations: G.S. Forestale, Roma (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Short Track Speed Skating, Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

A specialist in the shorter distances, Maurizio Carnino was long a dependable member of the Italian relay team. As an 18-year-old, he claimed the Olympic gold along with Orazio Fagone, Hugo Herrnhof and Mirko Vuillermin at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics. Eight years later, the Italian team claimed a silver, with being Carnino the only skater from 1994 still on the team. Furthermore, Carnino helped the Italians win the relay at four European Championships (1999-2001, 2004) and the 1996 World Championships. He also helped Italy win a bronze medal at the World Team Championships four times (1994, 1997, 1998, 2000). His best individual result was a 3rd place in a 2002 World Cup over 500 m. With the 2006 Olympics being held in his native Torino, Carnino decided to switch to long track skating. He placed second behind Ermanno Ioriatti at the 2005 and 2006 national sprint championships, and qualified for the Olympics, where he placed in the lower half of the field in both 500 and 1,000 m.

Results

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
2006 Winter 30 Torino Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 31 72.67
2006 Winter 30 Torino Speed Skating Italy Race 1 28 36.24 10.13
2006 Winter 30 Torino Speed Skating Italy Race 2 33 36.43 10.10

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS BT T
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 15 4 43.225
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Italy Quarter-Finals Heat Three 4 1 43.225
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Italy Round One Heat Four 2 Q 3 43.927

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
2006 Winter 30 Torino Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 30 1:11.44 16.83 43.01

Men's 5,000 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1994 Winter 18 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Standings 1
1994 Winter 18 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Round A Final 1
1994 Winter 18 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat One 1
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Standings 4
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Round A Final 4
1998 Winter 22 Nagano Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat Two 2
2002 Winter 26 Salt Lake City Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Standings 2
2002 Winter 26 Salt Lake City Short Track Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Round A Final 2