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Giorgio Zampori

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 4
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 5
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGiorgio•Zampori
Used nameGiorgio•Zampori
Born4 June 1887 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
Died7 December 1965 in Breno, Brescia (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Giorgio Zampori was the next great Italian gymnast after Alberto Braglia. Competing in three Olympics, Zampori won a team gold in 1912, team and individual all-around golds in 1920, and team gold and parallel bars bronze in 1924. He won four gold medals, a silver, and three bronzes at the World Championships; winning parallel bars golds in 1911 and 1913, pommelled horse and rings golds in 1913, pommelled horse silver in 1911, rings bronze in 1909, and team event bronzes in 1909 and 1913. After finishing his sporting career, Zampori taught gymnastics in Brescia and was coach of the Italian national gymnastics team up to the 1960 Olympics.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ITA Giorgio Zampori
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) =4
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1920 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ITA Giorgio Zampori
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1924 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) ITA Giorgio Zampori
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 26
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 53
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 30
Rings, Men (Olympic) 16
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 23
Rope Climbing, Men (Olympic) =35
Side Horse, Men (Olympic) 24

Special Notes