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Amos Matteucci

Full name: Amos Matteucci
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: March 20, 1915 in Jesi, Ancona, Italy
Died: December 26, 2008 in Roma, Roma, Italy
Affiliations: CUS Roma, Roma (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Amos Matteucci was the best Italian javelin thrower both before and after World War II. He placed 6th in the 1939 Universiad and improved himself to third in the 1947 edtion. The eight-fold Italian champion set the Italian Record at 65.94 m in 1950. Besides his Universiad achievements, he finished 6th in the 1950 European Championships and won the English title in 1951. When he competed in the 1952 Olympics, Matteucci was the oldest member of the Italian team, at 37 years. During his career, Matteucci became involved in physical education and started as a sports administrator. He later became involved in the organization of the 1960 Rome Olympics, and was head of University Sports for the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) for twelve years. Matteucci also wrote a book on the Ancient Olympics in Greece and was a member of the Italian Olympic Academy.

Personal Best: JT – 65.94 (1950).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Italy ITA 17

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Final Round 17 61.67
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Final Round Round One 13 59.75
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Final Round Round Two 17 61.67 61.67
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Final Round Round Three 17 61.38 61.67
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Qualifying Round 14 QU 64.50
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Qualifying Round Group B 6 64.50
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Qualifying Round Group B Round 1 5 62.19
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Qualifying Round Group B Round 2 5 64.50 64.50
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Athletics Italy Qualifying Round Group B Round 3 DNS pass
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