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Ruggero Ferrario

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRuggero•Ferrario
Used nameRuggero•Ferrario
Born7 October 1897 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
Died17 July 1976 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Prior to his gold medal in the team pursuit at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerpen, Ruggero Ferrario had won the first Copa Bernocchi race in 1919, a one-day classical race still held today. Ferrario was more noted for his road racing ability, having won the Giro dell’Umbria in 1913. He turned professional after the 1920 Olympics, racing as a pro from 1921-28, but with little success.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) ITA Ruggero Ferrario
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 4

Special Notes

Errata

Date of death also seen as 12 July 1976 and 4 April 1976.