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Erminio Dones

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErminio•Dones
Used nameErminio•Dones
Born14 April 1887 in Venezia, Venezia (ITA)
Died25 April 1945 in Zibido San Giacomo, Milano (ITA)
AffiliationsCanottieri Milano, Milano (ITA)
NOC Italy


Erminio Dones and his Olympic partner Pietro Annoni were European Champions in 1912. As early as 1907 Dones won his first European Championship together with non-Olympian Emilio Sacchini. Between 1908 and 1923 Dones won an additional two silver and three bronze medals at the European Championships, mostly in double sculls. Dones died only a few days after the end of World War II.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Rowing ITA Erminio Dones
Double Sculls, Men (Olympic) Pietro Annoni 2 Silver

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1920 Summer Olympics 27 August 1920 Rowing Double Sculls, Men Round One, Heat One 7:25.4 1

Special Notes