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Giovanni De Prà

Full name: Giovanni Luigi Cecilio De Prà
Gender: Male
Born: June 28, 1900 in Genoa, Genova, Italy
Died: June 15, 1979 in Genoa, Genova, Italy
Affiliations: Genoa CFC, Genova (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Giovanni De Prà was a goalkeeper who played his entire career with Genova CFC, later renamed Genova 1893. He appeared in over 300 matches with Genova between 1919-33, and helped them win Italian titles in 1923 and 1924. De Prà played for Italy at both the 1924 and 1928 Olympics, winning bronze in 1928. He earned 19 caps internationally with the Azzuri.

After World War II De Prà was involved in management with Genova. Shortly after his 1979 death, his Olympic medal was buried behind the goal at Gradinata Nord, the home stadium of Genova 1893.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 23 Paris Football Men's Football Italy ITA 5T
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Football Men's Football Italy ITA 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1924 Summer 23 Paris Football Italy ITA Final Standings 5T 1924-05-25 0 0 0
1924 Summer 23 Paris Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1924-06-02 SUI 2, ITA 1
1924 Summer 23 Paris Football Italy ITA Round Two Match #5 1 1924-05-29 ITA 2, LUX 0
1924 Summer 23 Paris Football Italy ITA Round One Match #3 1 1924-05-25 ITA 1, ESP 0
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Final Standings 3 1928-05-27 0 0 0
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Round One Match #4 1 1928-05-29 ITA 4, FRA 3
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