Emilio Badini

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEmilio•Badini
Used nameEmilio•Badini
Born4 August 1897 in Rosario, Santa Fe (ARG)
Died5 August 1956 in Bologna, Bologna (ITA)
AffiliationsBologna FC 1909, Bologna (ITA)
NOC Italy


Emilio Badini was born in Argentina to Italian parents in Bologna, and played only for Italy. He was the first player from Bologna FC to make the national team. He earned two international caps, both in the 1920 Olympics with one goal against Norway in the consolation tournament. After eight years with Bologna FC, he played for SPAL (the team of the city of Ferrara) and Virtus Bologna.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Football (Football) ITA Emilio Badini
Football, Men (Olympic) Italy 4