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Valerio Perentin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameValerio•Perentin
Used nameValerio•Perentin
Born12 July 1909 in Izola (SLO)
Died7 January 1998 in Napoli, Napoli (ITA)
AffiliationsSN Pullino, Izola (SLO)
NOC Italy

Biography

Valerio Perentin competed in coxed fours at the 1928 and 1936 Olympics, winning gold in 1928. At the European Championships he won six medals, including four golds, all in the coxed fours. Perentin won golds in 1929 and 1932-34, adding a silver in 1930 and a bronze in 1935. All his Olympic and European medals were won together with Nicolò Vittori and Renato Petronio. From 1938 to 1959 Perentin worked as a coach at the “Posillipo” Rowing Club, bringing about seven hundred rowers to participation in domestic and international competitions. From 1956 to 1959 he also trained the students of the Air Force Academy of Nisida. He was awarded the Gold Medal of the Italian Olympic Committee for his rowing achievements.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Rowing ITA Valerio Perentin
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Italy 1 Gold
1936 Summer Olympics Rowing ITA Valerio Perentin
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Italy 3 h2 r2/3

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