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Giuseppe Ogna

Full name: Giuseppe Ogna
Gender: Male
Born: November 5, 1933 in Sant'Eufemia della Fonte, Brescia, Italy
Died: May 8, 2010
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Giuseppe Ogna started as a sprinter, winning the Italian amateur sprint title and tandem sprint title in 1954. In 1955 he won the World Championships in the sprint, and also won the Grand Prix of København that year, but he was not selected for the sprint at the 1956 Olympics, winning a bronze medal instead in the tandem, alongside Cesare Pinarello. After turning professional, Ogna won the world professional sprint title in 1958. He then turned to six-day racing, competing indoors on the track through 1965, winning two major events, the six-days of Adelaide in 1962 and the six-days of Launceston in 1963. He had seven podium places in major six-days with his best year 1963, when he recorded three and also won a bronze medal at the world professional sprint championship.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres Italy ITA 3 Bronze

Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Italy ITA Final Round Match 3/4 1 10.8
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat Two 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 10.8
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Cycling Italy ITA Round One Heat Three 1 QU 10.8