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Moreno Martini

Full name: Moreno Martini
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: May 10, 1935 in Lucca, Lucca, Italy
Died: January 29, 2009 in Lucca, Lucca, Italy
Affiliations: Virtus Lucca
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Athletics


Italian hurdler Moreno Martini represented Italy internationally on 11 occasions, among others at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, where he reached the semi-finals. He was also eliminated at stage at the European Championships two years earlier, in Stockholm. Nationally, Martini did better, winning the national title over 400 m hurdles in 1955 and 1959. He also improved the Italian record in that event three times in the 1959 season, eventually bringing it to 51.1 seconds. Martini was always active for Virtus Lucca, and in 1976 he was one of the members that revived and reorganized the club.

Personal Best: 400H – 51.1 (1959).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Italy ITA 7 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Italy Semi-Finals Heat One 7 52.4 52.57
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Italy Round One Heat Six 2 QU 52.1 52.26
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