Full name: Maurizio Damilano
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: April 6, 1957 in Scarnafigi, Cuneo, Italy
Affiliations: FIAT Torino, Torino (ITA)
Related Olympians: Twin brother of Giorgio Damilano.
Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Bronze (3 Total)
Maurizio Damilano and his twin brother [Giorgio] had started race walking together. Coached by their older brother Sandro, they both competed in the 1980 Olympics. Maurizio scored an upset victory after the leaders, [Bautista] and [Solomin] had been disqualified. His performance in the 20 km event remained consistent over the next decade, scoring Olympic bronze medals in 1984 and 1988, while placing fourth in 1992. He also won world titles in 1987 and 1991, and the 1982 European indoor title over 5 km. Damilano set nine World Records (all on the track) and won a total of 21 Italian titles.
Personal Bests: 20kmW â 1-18:54 (1992); 50kmW â 3-46:51 (1990).
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||Italy||ITA||1||Gold||OR|
|1984 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||Italy||ITA||3||Bronze|
|1984 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||Italy||ITA||AC||DNF|
|1988 Summer||31||Seoul||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||Italy||ITA||3||Bronze|
|1992 Summer||35||Barcelona||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||Italy||ITA||4|
|1980 Summer||23||Moskva||Athletics||Italy||Final Standings||1||OR||1-23:35.5|
|1984 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Athletics||Italy||Final Standings||3||1-23:26|
|1988 Summer||31||Seoul||Athletics||Italy||Final Standings||3||1-20:14|
|1992 Summer||35||Barcelona||Athletics||Italy||Final Standings||4||1-23:39|
|1984 Summer||27||Los Angeles||Athletics||Italy||Final Standings||AC||DNF|