Pietro Mennea

Pietro Mennea

Italy

Athletics Sprinter

 

 

Career

Olympic Games: 5 (record for a sprinter, united to record four consecutive finals in the 200 m) 1972: 200 m (3rd) - 4x100 m (8th) 1976: 200 m (4th); 1980: 100 m (el. 4th of fin.) - 200 m (1st) - 4x400 (3rd); 1984: 200 m (7th) - 4x100 m (4th) - 4x400 m (5th); 1988: (4th package of fin.). World Cup: 1 1983: 200 m (3rd) - 4x100 m (2nd) Europeans Championship: 4 1971: 200 m (6th) - 4x100 m (3rd); 1974: 100 m (2nd) - 200 m (1st) - 4x100 m (2nd); 1978: 100 m (1st) - 200 m (1st) - 4x100 m (5th) - 4x400 m (7th); 1982: 4x400 m (6th). Also 4 participations at the Mediterranean Games and 3 at the Universiade. He has over 528 races (419 individual and 109 relay) and 52 appearances for the national team.

 

 

Personal bests

Outdoor

Indoor

100 m: 10"01   

50 m 5"8

150 m: 14"8        

60 m: 6"68

200 m: 19"72

200 m: 20"74

300 m: 32"23

300 m: 32"84

400 m: 45"87

400 m: 46"51

 

 

National championships

OUTDOOR Italian Championships (16 gold medals) 100 m: ’74 – ’78 – ’80; 200 m: ’71 – ’72 – ’73 – ’74 – ’76 – ’77 – ’78 – ’79 – ’80 – ’83 – ’84; 4×100 m: ’74 4×200 m: ’74 INDOOR Italian Championships (2 gold medals) 60 m 400 m

 

International championships

OUTDOOR

Olympic Games

1 gold medal (Moscow 80 – 200 m)

2 bronze medals (Monaco ’72 – 200m / Moscow 80 – 4×400 m)

 

World Championships

1 silver medal (Helsinki ’83 – 4×100 m)

1 bronze medal (Helsinki ’83 – 200 m)

European Championships 

3 gold medals (Rome ’74 – 200 m / Prague ’78 – 100 and 200 m)

2 silver medals (Rome ’74 – 100 and 4×100 m)

1 bronze medal (Helsinki ’71 – 4×100 m)

 

World Cup Championships 

1 silver medal (Dusseldorf ’77 – 200 m)

 

European Cup 

3 gold medals (’75 Nice – 200 m / Turin ’79 – 100 m / London ’83 – 4×100 m)

4 silver medals (’75 Nice – 100 m / Helsinki ’77 – 200 m / Turin ’79 – 200 m / London ’83 – 200 m)

1 bronze medal (Nice ’75 – 4×100 m)

 

Universiade 

5 gold medals (Moscow ’73 – 200 m / Rome ’75 – 100 and 200 m / Mexico City ’79 – 200 and 4×100 m)

2 bronze medals (Moscow ’73 – 100 and 4×100 m)

 

Military World Championships 

1 gold medal (’73 – 200 m)

 

Mediterranean Games 

7 gold medals (’71 Smyrna – 200 and 4×100 m / Algiers ’75 – 100 and 200 m / Split ’79 – 100 and 4×100 m / Casablanca ’83 – 4×100 m)

2 silver medals (Algiers ’75 – 4×100 m / Casablanca ’83 – 200 m)

 

INDOOR 

European Championships 

1 gold medal (Milan '78 - 400 m)

 

External links

http://www.pietromennea.it/ http://www.fidal.it/atleta/Pietro-MENNEA/fKuTlpQ%3D  

 

 

Pietro Mennea 

 

Anno

Manifestazione

Sede

Evento

Risultato

Prestazione

Note

1971

European Championships

 Helsinki

200 metri

20"9

 

4×100 metri

 Bronzo

39"80

 

Mediterranean Games

 Smirne

200 metri

 Oro

20"7

 

4×100 metri

 Oro

39"7

 

1972

Olympic Games

 Monaco

200 metri

 Bronzo

20"30

 

4×100 metri

39"14

 

1973

Universiade

 Mosca

100 metri

 Bronzo

10"48

 

200 metri

 Oro

20"56

 

4×100 metri

 Bronzo

39"55

 

1974

European Championships

 Roma

100 metri

 Argento

10"34

 

200 metri

 Oro

20"60

 

4×100 metri

 Argento

38"88

 

1975

Mediterranean Games

 Algeri

100 metri

 Oro

10"43

 

200 metri

 Oro

20"52

 

4×100 metri

 Argento

39"56

 

Universiade

 Roma

100 metri

 Oro

10"28

 

200 metri

 Oro

20"28

 

1976

Olympic Games

 Montréal

200 metri

20"54

 

4×100 metri

39"08

 

1978

European indoor

 Milano

400 metri

 Oro

46"51

 

European Championships

 Praga

100 metri

 Oro

10"27

 

200 metri

 Oro

20"16

 

1979

Universiade

 Città del Messico

200 metri

 Oro

19"72

WR

4×100 metri

 Oro

38"42

ER

Mediterranean Games

 Spalato

100 metri

 Oro

10"24

 

4×100 metri

 Oro

39"27

 

1980

Olympic Games

 Mosca

100 metri

Semifinale

10"58

 

200 metri

 Oro

20"19

 

4×400 metri

 Bronzo

3'04"54

 

1982

European Championships

 Atene

4×100 metri

38"96

 

1983

World Championships

 Helsinki

200 metri

 Bronzo

20"51

 

4×100 metri

 Argento

38"37

NR

Mediterranean Games

 Casablanca

200 metri

 Oro

20"30

 

4×100 metri

 Oro

38"76

 

4×400 metri

 Argento

3'04"54

 

1984

Olympic Games

 Los Angeles

200 metri

20"55

 

4×100 metri

38"87

 

4×400 metri

3'01"44

 

1988

Olympic Games

 Seul

200 metri

Batteria

21"10