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Filippo Sgarlata

Full name: Filippo Sgarlata
Gender: Male
Born: November 24, 1901 in Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia
Died: September 15, 1979 in Termini Imerese, Palermo, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Italian sculptor and medalist Filippo Sgarlata received an Honorable Mention at the 1948 London Olympics for his medals La Caccia and Il Disco in the category Sculpture, Medals and Plaques, and for his bronze statue La Pesca in the category Sculpture, Statues. Sgarlata was born in Tunis in 1901 and began study at the L'Accademia di Belle Arti di Palermo in 1918 when he passed the entrance exam with honors. He moved to Roma in 1919.

From 1926-32 Sgarlata lived in the United States, but after returning to Italy became a professor in Palermo. He also exhibited at important exhibitions in Europe (Biennale Venedig, Roma, Bruxelles, London, Barcelona and Madrid). He also created a few fascist statues during Mussolini’s dictatorship.

Results

Mixed Sculpturing, Medals And Plaques

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 46 London Art Competitions Italy Final Standings HM La Caccia and Il Disco

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 46 London Art Competitions Italy Final Standings HM La Pesca (Bronze)

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 46 London Art Competitions Italy Final Standings AC Boar Hunting (Bronze)
1948 Summer 46 London Art Competitions Italy Final Standings AC Hawking (Bronze)
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