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Luigi Gnocchi

Full name: Luigi Gnocchi
Gender: Male
Born: January 14, 1933 in Gallarate, Varese, Italy
Died: October 18, 2014
Affiliations: Gallaratese
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Athletics

Biography

In 1956 Luigi Gnocchi tied the Italian record for the 100 metres with 10.4, and later ran on the Italian 4x100 relay team. Gnocchi placed fifth with the 4x100 at the 1954 Europeans, but his greatest international meet came in 1955 when he won the sprint triple (100 / 200 / 4x100) at the Mediterranean Games. Gnocchi was Italian Champion in the 100 metres in 1954-56, and competed in 11 internationals between 1953-56.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.4 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Men's 100 metres Italy ITA 4 h2 r2/4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Italy ITA 4

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Italy Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4 10.8 10.96
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Italy Round One Heat Two 2 QU 10.7 11.04

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Italy ITA Final 4 40.3 40.43 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 41.1 41.14
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Italy ITA Round One Heat Three 2 QU 40.9 41.07
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