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Maurizio Damilano

Full name: Maurizio Damilano
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: April 6, 1957 in Scarnafigi, Cuneo, Italy
Affiliations: FIAT Torino, Torino (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Twin brother of Giorgio Damilano.

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Maurizio Damilano and his twin brother Giorgio had started race walking together. Coached by their older brother Sandro, they both competed in the 1980 Olympics. Maurizio scored an upset victory after the leaders, Bautista and Solomin had been disqualified. His performance in the 20 km event remained consistent over the next decade, scoring Olympic bronze medals in 1984 and 1988, while placing fourth in 1992. He also won world titles in 1987 and 1991, and the 1982 European indoor title over 5 km. Damilano set nine World Records (all on the track) and won a total of 21 Italian titles.

Personal Bests: 20kmW – 1-18:54 (1992); 50kmW – 3-46:51 (1990).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk Italy ITA 1 Gold OR
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk Italy ITA 3 Bronze
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Italy ITA AC DNF
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk Italy ITA 3 Bronze
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk Italy ITA 4

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Italy Final Standings 1 OR 1-23:35.5
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Italy Final Standings 3 1-23:26
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Athletics Italy Final Standings 3 1-20:14
1992 Summer 35 Barcelona Athletics Italy Final Standings 4 1-23:39

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Italy Final Standings AC DNF
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