Giovanni Delise

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGiovanni•Delise
Used nameGiovanni•Delise
Born1 November 1907 in Izola (SLO)
Died19 May 1947 in Izola (SLO)
AffiliationsSN Pullino, Izola (SLO)
NOC Italy


Born Isola, now part of Slovenia, Giovanni Delise formed part of the Italian coxed fours at the Amsterdam Olympics. On the narrow Sloten canal, the Italians won an easy victory over Switzerland in the final. They confirmed their dominance by winning the European title five times over the next six years. Delise was a member of these winning crews in 1929 and 1931. Delise was awarded the Gold Medal of the Italian Olympic Committee for his athletic achievements. He died in Izola from a traffic accident.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Rowing ITA Giovanni Delise
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold

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