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Loris Campana

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLoris•Campana
Used nameLoris•Campana
Born3 August 1926 in Marcaria, Mantova (ITA)
Died3 September 2015 in Mantova, Mantova (ITA)
Measurements177 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsUS Azzini, Milano (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Loris Campana was a successful pursuit cyclist. At the Helsinki Olympics, the Italian quartet soundly beat the South Africans for the gold. Individually, Campana won two World Championship medals, a bronze in 1952 and a silver in 1953. His palmarès also includes two Italian titles, winning both the individual and team pursuit in 1955. Campana never embarked on a professional career.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) ITA Loris Campana
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold

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