Luigia Bonfanti

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLuigia•Bonfanti
Used nameLuigia•Bonfanti
Born29 September 1907 in Bollate, Milano (ITA)
Died10 December 1973 in Bollate, Milano (ITA)
AffiliationsForza e Coraggio, Milano (ITA)
NOC Italy


Luigia Bonfanti was an Italian sprinter and long jumper. She competed at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics in the 100 metres and 4x100 metre relay and was capped twice for Italy in 1927-28. Bonfanti won six Italian titles in three events (sprints x 3, long jump, sprint relay x 2). She was the first and only Italian 75 metre champion, a race that was scheduled at the Italian athletics championships only at the 1926 edition in Dalmine.

Personal Best: 100 – 13.2 (1926).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics ITA Luigia Bonfanti
100 metres, Women (Olympic) 3 h5 r1/3
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Italy 6