|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||10 October 1914 in Castelletto sopra Ticino, Novara (ITA)|
|Died||21 February 1980 in Schio, Vicenza (ITA)|
|Measurements||180 cm / 76 kg|
|Affiliations||G. S. Baracca, Milano (ITA)|
Mario Lanzi had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1936 Olympics 800 metres; 2nd in the 1934 European Championships 800 metres, 3rd in the 1938 European Championships 800 metres. At the 1938 European Championships he finished fifth with the 4×400 metres relay team (with Angelo Ferrario, Otello Spampani, and the non-Olympian Gioacchino Dorascenzi).
Personal Bests: 400 – 46.7 (1939); 800 – 1:49.0 (1939).
|1936 Summer Olympics||Athletics||400 metres, Men||Olympic||4 h1 r3/4||Representing Italy|
|800 metres, Men||Olympic||2||Silver|
|4 × 400 metres Relay, Men||Olympic||Italy||3 h3 r1/2|