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Romolo Carpi

Full name: Romolo Luigi Tullio Carpi
Gender: Male
Born: March 17, 1886 in Genoa, Genova, Italy
Died: January 1938 in Santa Margherita Ligure, Genova, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Tug-Of-War


Romolo Carpi was a member of the Società Ginnastica Rubattino club and participated in many Italian weightlifting championships. He was selected as a member of the Italian tug-of-war team after the 11 July 1920 trial among 19 athletes, supervised by Professor Teotimo Marchisio. The first and more difficult of the preliminaries was to tow a sled loaded with a 100 kg weight. Carpi was for many years a consul at the Port of Genova but after the arrival of Fascism in 1923, he was downgraded to worker status. He died from pneumonia after falling into the water off the docks.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 34 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Italy ITA 5

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 34 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Italy ITA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1920-08-18 NED 2, ITA 0
1920 Summer 34 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Italy ITA Classification Round 3rd Place Match #2 2 1920-08-20 USA , ITA
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