Internet search
Name News
English Italian

Francesco Loy

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFrancesco•Loy
Used nameFrancesco•Loy
Born21 February 1891 in Cagliari, Cagliari (ITA)
Died9 March 1977 in Modena, Modena (ITA)
AffiliationsReale Società Ginnastica Torino, Torino (ITA)
NOC(s) Italy

Biography

Francesco Loy was twice a member of the victorious Italian gymnastics squad that took Olympic gold in 1912 and 1920. At the 1911 World Championships, Loy won the team all-around bronze. He represented Italy for the first time in 1911 and was an active gymnast until 1929. In addition, he was a successful track and field athlete and fencer. Loy later served as a judge and also organized national and international events.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1912 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Team All-Around, Men Olympic Italy 1 Gold Representing Italy    
1920 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Team All-Around, Men Olympic Italy 1 Gold Representing Italy