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Enrico Fabris

Full name: Enrico Fabris
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: October 5, 1981 in Asiago, Vicenza, Italy
Affiliations: G.S. Forestale, Roma (ITA) / G.S. Fiamme Oro, Roma (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Enrico Fabris became the first Italian to win an Olympic medal in speed skating when he won the bronze medal on the 5,000 m at his home Olympics in Torino. Earlier the same year he had already become the first Italian to win the European Championships, and five days after his first Olympic success he won the first Italian speed skating gold, when he won the team pursuit together with his teammates Matteo Anesi, Stefano Donagrandi and Ippolito Sanfratello. Another five days later he completed his Olympic quest by winning the 1,500 m, the first individual Italian speed skating gold, beating the US favorites Shani Davis and Chad Hedrick. Fabris won the race due to his marvellously flat race, with splits of 24.4 - 26.6 - 27.1 - 27.7. With one lap to go Davis still led by 1.28 seconds, but he was 0.16 behind when he crossed the finishing line.

In addition to his Olympic exploits, Fabris earned five silver medals in World Single Distance Championships (two each in 5K and team pursuit, one at 10K). At the World Allround Championships, Fabris placed second in 2006-7 and third in 2009. Fabris also earned silver at the 2007 and 2010 European Championships, and won bronze in 2008. Between 2003 and 2011, he won nine consecutive Italian allround titles. For one week in 2007, Fabris held the World Record in the 5,000, gaining it from and losing it to Sven Kramer. Fabris retired after the 2011 season.

Personal Bests\: 500 – 35.99 (2006); 1000 – 1:09.16 (2008); 1500 – 1:43.67 (2008); 5000 – 6:06.42 (2008); 10000 – 13:10.60 (2006).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2002 Winter 20 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Italy ITA 26
2002 Winter 20 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Italy ITA 16
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Italy ITA 1 Gold
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Italy ITA 3 Bronze
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres Italy ITA 8
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Men's Team Pursuit (8 laps) Italy ITA 1 Gold
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Italy ITA 10
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Italy ITA 7
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Speed Skating Men's Team Pursuit (8 laps) Italy ITA 6

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
2002 Winter 20 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 26 1:47.83 24.66 51.80 1:19.37
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 1 1:45.97 24.42 51.10 1:18.24
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 10 1:47.02 24.35 51.29 1:18.71

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
2002 Winter 20 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 16 6:30.19 18.84 48.72 1:19.36 1:49.64 2:19.97 2:50.45 3:21.29 3:52.13 4:23.30 4:54.40 5:25.85 5:57.66
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 3 6:18.25 18.70 48.10 1:18.19 1:48.39 2:18.25 2:48.68 3:18.97 3:49.32 4:19.54 4:49.44 5:19.29 5:49.00
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 7 6:20.53 18.37 47.09 1:16.63 1:46.24 2:16.43 2:46.55 3:16.99 3:47.12 4:17.26 4:47.17 5:17.28 5:48.08

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 4c 8c 1.2k 1.6k 2k 2.4k 2.8k 3.2k 3.6k 4k 4.4k 4.8k 5.2k 5.6k 6k 6.4k 6.8k 7.2k 7.6k 8k 8.4k 8.8k 9.2k 9.6k
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Italy Final Standings 8 13:21.54 34.53 1:05.81 1:37.70 2:09.83 2:41.35 3:13.08 3:44.89 4:17.00 4:48.99 5:21.22 5:53.20 6:25.37 6:57.70 7:30.20 8:02.47 8:34.74 9:06.86 9:38.87 10:10.86 10:43.00 11:14.91 11:46.87 12:18.64 12:50.23

Men's Team Pursuit (8 laps)

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Round Final A 1
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat 1 1
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Heat 2 1
2006 Winter 24 Torino Speed Skating Italy ITA Qualifying Round 2
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Speed Skating Italy ITA Final Round Final C 2
2010 Winter 28 Vancouver Speed Skating Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Heat 1 2
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