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Livio Franceschini

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLivio•Franceschini
Used nameLivio•Franceschini
Born14 April 1913 in Trieste, Trieste (ITA)
AffiliationsSS Lazio, Roma (ITA)
NOC Italy


Livio Franceschini won three Italian titles with Ginnastica Triestina (1932, 1934, 1940) and one with Ginnastica Roma (1935). He competed at the Berlin Olympics where the Azzurri placed seventh. In the match against Germany, the Azzurri scored 58 points, its best at Berlin. Franceschini earned 16 international caps, scoring 170 points.

After the war, where Franceschini participated in the defense of Roma, he returned to Trieste and started an artistic career as a watercolor artist.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) ITA Livio Franceschini
Basketball, Men (Olympic) Italy =7

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