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Agostino Lanfranchi

Full name: Agostino Lanfranchi
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Born: June 24, 1892 in Palazzolo sull'Oglio, Brescia, Italy
Died: February 15, 1963
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Bobsleigh, Skeleton

Related Olympians: Brother of Gaetano Lanfranchi.

Biography

Agostino Lanfranchi competed in skeleton and bobsledding at the 1928 and 1932 Winter Olympics. In his youth, he played football for Italian first league team Brescia Calcio. He also participated in moor car and later motor boat races and was involved in establishing competitions in Venice and Turin. He came from a family of clothing manufacturers who moved to London to enhance business in 1913. In World War I, Agostino served in a motorcycle squadron. He returned to England before being forced to return to Italy after the outbreak of World War II. Agostino Lanfranchi designed buttons and belt buckles for ladies’ fashion, and spent his final year on the island of Capri.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Skeleton Men's Skeleton Italy ITA 4
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Men's Two Italy-2 ITA 8
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Men's Four Italy ITA 5

Men's Skeleton

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Skeleton Italy ITA Final Standings 4 3:08.7
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Skeleton Italy ITA Run 1 3 1:02.1
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Skeleton Italy ITA Run 2 4 1:02.4
1928 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Skeleton Italy ITA Run 3 5T 1:04.2

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Gaetano Lanfranchi Final Standings
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Gaetano Lanfranchi Run 1
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Gaetano Lanfranchi Run 2
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Gaetano Lanfranchi Run 3
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy-2 ITA Gaetano Lanfranchi Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy ITA Final Standings
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy ITA Run 1
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy ITA Run 2
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy ITA Run 3
1932 Winter 39 Lake Placid Bobsleigh Italy ITA Run 4
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