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Anna Beneck

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAnna•Beneck (-Morale)
Used nameAnna•Beneck
Born23 June 1942 in Torino, Torino (ITA)
Died3 September 2013 in Formia, Latina (ITA)
Measurements170 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsSS Lazio, Roma (ITA)
NOC Italy


Anna Beneck swam for Società Sportiva Lazio, competing mainly in butterfly. She won the Italian 100 metre fly title in 1957-58 and 1960, also helping her club medley relay squad win national titles in 1960-62. In 1962 she won the Italian 400 IM title while in 1958 she had set the national record in that event with 6:19.7. She married the world record holder in the 400 metre hurdles, Salvatore Morale. Anna Beneck’s sister Daniela Beneck, was also a top swimmer who competed at the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) ITA Anna Beneck
100 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) =20
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) Italy 11

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