Luigi Farci

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLuigi•Farci
Used nameLuigi•Farci
Born20 March 1939 in Cagliari, Cagliari (ITA)
Died11 August 2023 in Cagliari, Cagliari (ITA)
Measurements170 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsAmsicora Cagliari, Cagliari (ITA)
NOC Italy


Italian field hockey player Luigi Farci was on the team that won four national championships from 1953 to 1960. At his home Olympics in Roma in 1960 Farci played in all five of Italy’s matches during the tournament, with the team finishing in 13th place. He was later inducted into the Italian Field Hockey Hall of Fame.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Hockey ITA Luigi Farci
Hockey, Men (Olympic) Italy 13