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Lucio Ceccarini

Full name: Lucio Ceccarini
Gender: Male
Born: December 13, 1930 in Roma, Roma, Italy
Died: July 14, 2009
Affiliations: SS Lazio, Roma (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Father of Andrea Ceccarini.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Lucio Ceccarini was an Italian champion both in swimming (relay) and water polo, both for Roman club SS Lazio Nuoto. In 1952, he was a member of the Italian team that took the bronze medal at the Helsinki Games. He repeated that performance at the 1954 European Championships, playing before a home crowd in Torino. After his active career, Ceccarini remained involved in the sport, first as a referee, later as chairman of the Centro Sportivo Aventino. His son Enrico followed him as a water polo player in Italy's Serie A league, while his son Andrea became an Olympian in swimming.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Water Polo Men's Water Polo Italy ITA 3 Bronze

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Water Polo Italy ITA Qualifying Round Match #6 1 1952-07-25 ITA 16, IND 1