Emilio Brambilla

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Intercalated Games
Full nameEmilio Ambrogio Luigi•Brambilla
Used nameEmilio•Brambilla
Born26 June 1882 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
Died17 October 1938 in Varese, Varese (ITA)
AffiliationsForza e Coraggio, Milano (ITA)
NOC Italy


A very versatile athlete, Emilio Brambilla competed at the 1906 Intercalated Games and the 1908 London Olympics. He had started his career as a gymnast with Forza e Coraagio in Milano. Brambilla was considered a careful scholar of athletics, in 1929 publishing a technical book entitled Atletica Leggera, which was a valuable source of study for athletes and coaches in the period before the World War II.

Personal Best: 200 – unknown.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics ITA Emilio Brambilla
Marathon, Men (Intercalated) DNS
High Jump, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Pole Vault, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Standing Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 16
Pentathlon (Ancient), Men (Intercalated) 19
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics ITA Emilio Brambilla
100 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h11 r1/3
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) DNS
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC