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Baldassare Porto

Full name: Baldassare Porto
Gender: Male
Born: January 19, 1923 in Catania, Catania, Italy
Died: December 1, 2013
Affiliations: ATA
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Baldassare Porto was an Italian sprinter best known for running the opening leg for Italy’s 4x400 relay team for years. This brought him silver medals in that event at the 1950 European Championships and the 1955 Mediterranean Games. Porto was Italian Champion in the 400 in 1950. He was capped 14 times for Italy.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.7 (1949); 400 – 47.8 (1950).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Italy ITA 4 h2 r1/2

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Italy ITA Round One Heat Two 4 3:15.2 3:15.23
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