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Franco De Piccoli

Full name: Francesco "Franco" De Piccoli
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 212 lbs (96 kg)
Born: November 29, 1937 in Campalto, Venezia, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Francesco De Piccoli picked up boxing in 1955, and won Italian heavyweight titles in 1959 and 1960. At the Olympics, he easily reached the final, in which he knocked out his opponent (Daan Bekker) after just 90 seconds. De Piccoli immediately turned pro, and went on to win 37 of his 41 fights. He never contested a professional title fight. Retiring at 28, he became a driving instructor.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Men's Heavyweight Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R T JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Italy ITA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1960-09-05 De Piccoli (ITA) , Bekker (RSA) knock-out 1 1:30
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1960-09-03 De Piccoli (ITA) , Němec (TCH) decision 4 60 59 60 58 60 297
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1960-09-02 De Piccoli (ITA) , Abramov (URS) decision 5 60 60 60 60 60 300
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Italy ITA Round Two Match #4 1 1960-08-31 De Piccoli (ITA) , Venneman (BEL) retired 1
1960 Summer 22 Roma Boxing Italy ITA Round One Match #8 1 1960-08-25 De Piccoli (ITA) bye
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