Angelo De Martini

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAngelo•De Martini
Used nameAngelo•De Martini
Born24 January 1897 in Villafranca di Verona, Verona (ITA)
Died17 August 1979 in Verona, Verona (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Angelo De Martini was an Italian cyclist who competed at the 1924 Paris Olympics, helping Italy win gold in the team pursuit. During World War I De Martini had served as a driver, earning medals for his war effort. After the gold medal in Paris, he won sprint races in Torino, Warszawa, and Krakow. In 1926 he turned pro, winning many races due to his sprinting ability. In 1929 he won 15 out of 15 races in the individual pursuit and the following year he also competed in Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. De Martini quit competing to embark on a successful career building bicycles until 1943 when bombs destroyed his business.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) ITA Angelo De Martini
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 4

Special Notes

Errata

Family name also seen as De Martino.