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Annarita Sidoti

Full name: Annarita Sidoti
Gender: Female
Height: 4-11 (150 cm)
Weight: 93 lbs (42 kg)
Born: July 25, 1969 in Gioiosa Marea, Messina, Italy
Died: May 21, 2015 in Gioiosa Marea, Messina, Italy
Affiliations: Tyndaris Caleca/Tyndaris Pattese/Sai Assicura
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Annarita Sidoti was the first great Italian female walker. She won 10 Italian titles, but the highlights of her career were winning the 1997 World Championship, and European Championships in both 1990 and 1998 in the 10 km, adding a silver medal in the 1994 Europeans. She competed at three Olympics (1992-2000), with a best finish of seventh in 1992. Her other major titles included the 1994 European Indoors over 3 km, the 1995 Universiade and 1996 European Cup in the 10 km. Sidoti later became a Councillor for Sports in San Giorgio di Gioiosa Marea and was an actress in one movie, “The Accomplices” by Emanuela Piovano.

Personal Bests\: 10kmW – 41:46 (1994); 20kmW – 1-28:38 (2000).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Athletics Women's 10 kilometres Walk Italy ITA 7
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Athletics Women's 10 kilometres Walk Italy ITA 11
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Athletics Women's 20 kilometres Walk Italy ITA AC DNF

Women's 10 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Athletics Italy Final Standings 7 45:23
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Athletics Italy Final Standings 11 43:57

Women's 20 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Athletics Italy Final Standings AC DNF
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