Fabio Bonacina

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFabio•Bonacina
Used nameFabio•Bonacina
Born26 July 1923 in Lecco, Lecco (ITA)
Died17 March 2012 in Angera, Varese (ITA)
NOC Italy


Fabio Bonacina was a gymnast who competed at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. In 1953 he joined the Pro Patria club, after having been with Vigili del Fuoco (the fire brigade) at the time of the Olympics. He took part in the 1954 World Championships. In 1951 Bonacina won seven medals at the Mediterranean Games, including a gold medal in the team horizontal bar event. He later worked with Pro Patria as a technical and executive advisor and in 1980 became President of the gymnastics section of the club.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ITA Fabio Bonacina
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) =86
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Italy 10
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =134
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =128
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =94
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 135
Rings, Men (Olympic) =63
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =63

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