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Mario Lanzi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMario•Lanzi
Used nameMario•Lanzi
Born10 October 1914 in Castelletto sopra Ticino, Novara (ITA)
Died21 February 1980 in Schio, Vicenza (ITA)
Measurements180 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsG. S. Baracca, Milano (ITA)
NOC(s) Italy


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).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
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

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