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Paolo Pedretti

Full name: Mario Paolo Pedretti
Gender: Male
Born: January 22, 1906 in Orsenigo, Como, Italy
Died: February 22, 1983 in Tavernerio, Como, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Paolo Pedretti rode on the track, the road, and cyclo-cross and was successful in all disciplines. His first victories came in 1926 and 1928. He later set amateur world records for the hour in 1931 with more than 42 km and in 1935 with more than 43 km. Although in many sources he was listed as a professional from 1929-34, he took part in the 1932 Olympics. Pedretti ended his active career in 1950, after having won some road races as a veteran in the post-war era.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Cycling Italy ITA Final Round Match 1/2 1 4:53.0
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Cycling Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 5:24.9
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Cycling Italy ITA Qualifying Round 1 QU/OR 4:52.9
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