Giuseppe Perentin

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGiuseppe•Perentin
Used nameGiuseppe•Perentin
Nick/petnamesIl siluro istriano, Nino
Born21 February 1906 in Izola (SLO)
Died4 March 1981 in Trieste, Trieste (ITA)
Measurements170 cm
NOC Italy

Biography

Giuseppe Perentin was an Italian swimmer from the Istrian peninsula. While in the military he was recruited by Bologna Sportiva, although he later swam for Edera Trieste. Perentin was a distance freestyler. At the European Championships he was runner-up in 1927 and 1931 in the 1,500 freestyle, but at the 1928 and 1932 Olympics he did not qualify for a final. Domestically Perentin won Italian titles in the 400 free in 1927 and the 1,500 metre freestyle in 1927-28, 1931, 1933, and 1936.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) ITA Giuseppe Perentin
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4 h2 r2/3
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Italy AC h3 r1/2
1932 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) ITA Giuseppe Perentin
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4 h2 r2/3
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 3 h3 r1/3

Special Notes