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Pierino Gabetti

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePierino•Gabetti
Used namePierino•Gabetti
Born22 May 1904 in Sestri Ponente, Genova (ITA)
Died28 February 1971 in Cogoleto, Genova (ITA)
Measurements170 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsUS Sestri Ponente, Sestri Ponente (ITA) / Ginnastica Sampierdarenese, Genova (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Pierino Gabetti was an Italian weightlifter who competed at three Olympic Games (1924-32), winning gold in featherweight in 1928 and silver in 1932. Gabetti was a sailor by trade. He won the first of his seven Italian Championships in 1923. Gabetti competed at three European Championships, placing fourth in 1930, seventh in 1931, and fifth in 1934. He set two featherweight world records in the snatch in 1927-28. From 1955-61 he was the national team coach. An honor member of the Italian Federation, he received, among many awards, the 1957 Valens Prize and the Gold Medal of the Italian Olympic Committee for his athletic achievements in 1965.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ITA Pierino Gabetti
Featherweight, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1928 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ITA Pierino Gabetti
Featherweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1932 Summer Olympics Weightlifting ITA Pierino Gabetti
Lightweight, Men (Olympic) 4

Special Notes