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Gianluca Farina

Full name: Gianluca Farina
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: December 15, 1962 in Casalmaggiore, Cremona, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Gianluca Farina primarily competed in the quadruple sculls class, competing in the event at major championships between 1985 and 1993, and racing in the final with every participation. His first medal came at Seoul, when he teamed up with Agostino Abbagnale, Piero Poli and Davide Tizzano to win the gold medal. Although with different crews, Farina added more medals to his collection winning a silver at the 1989 and 1991 World Championships, and a bronze in 1990 and 1993. The Italians also came third at the 1992 Olympics, now rowing with Alessandro Corona, Rossano Galtarossa and Filippo Soffici. Apart from the quads, Gianluca Farina also raced in the double sculls, reaching the World Championships final in 1987, and coming 13th in 1995.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing Men's Quadruple Sculls Italy ITA 1 Gold
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Rowing Men's Quadruple Sculls Italy ITA 3 Bronze

Men's Quadruple Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Final 5:53.37
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat One 5:47.50
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing Italy ITA Round One Heat Two 5:48.77
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Final 5:47.33
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat Two 5:48.72
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Rowing Italy ITA Round One Heat One 5:46.47
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