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Oreste Grossi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameOreste•Grossi
Used nameOreste•Grossi
Born14 March 1912 in Livorno, Livorno (ITA)
Died16 February 2008 in Livorno, Livorno (ITA)
AffiliationsU.C. Livornesi, Livorno (ITA)
NOC(s) Italy

Biography

Oreste Grossi was a member of the famed Scarronzoni crew who competed during the 1930s and 40s. They were all Livorno dockworkers. After winning the 1932 Olympic silver medal in the eights, the crew from Unione Canottieri Livornesi won gold at the 1933 European Championships. They later won a bronze medal at the 1938 Europeans. Grossi kept alive the memory of the crew with various publications and interviews until his death in February 2008.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1936 Summer Olympics Rowing Coxed Eights, Men Olympic Italy 2 Silver Representing Italy