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Gaspare Torretta

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameLorenzo Gaspare•Torretta
Used nameGaspare•Torretta
Born27 January 1879 in Saronno, Varese (ITA)
Died14 February 1949 in Milano, Milano (ITA)
AffiliationsMediolanum Milano
NOC Italy

Biography

Gaspare Torretta was an Italian sprinter and long jumper. He took part at the 1906 Athens Intercalated Games in the 100 metres, but was eliminated in the semi-final. In the long jump he finished 17th. Two years later at the London Olympics Torretta competed only in the sprint, where he did not advance to the semi-finals. Domestically, Torretta won four 100 m national titles (1900-02, 1906). All were held in Milano.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.6 (1905); LJ – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics ITA Gaspare Torretta
100 metres, Men (Intercalated) 5 h3 r2/3
Marathon, Men (Intercalated) DNS
High Jump, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 17
Pentathlon (Ancient), Men (Intercalated) DNS
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics ITA Gaspare Torretta
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 h16 r1/3
High Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS