Franco Arese

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Franco Arese
File:Franco arese.jpg
Personal information
Full name Francesco Arese
Nationality Italian
Born (1944-04-13) April 13, 1944 (age 75)
Centallo, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance running
Club Atalanta Balangero
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800 m: 1:46.6 (1972)
  • 1500 m: 3:36.3 (1971)
  • Mile: 3:56.7 (1971)
  • 5000 m: 13:40.0 (1971)
  • 10000 m: 28:27.0 (1971)

Francesco "Franco" Arese (born April 13, 1944 in Centallo) is an Italian middle-distance runner, competing mainly at 1500 m. Arese won the 1500 meters final at the 1971 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland.[1]

He currently is the President of Italian Athletics Federation (FIDAL).[2]

Biography

Arese has won several Italian championships on 800, 1500 and 5000 meters.[3]

He competed in both the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City and the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, but on both occasions failed to qualify for the final.

Achievements

National championships

He won 12 times the national championship.

See also

References

  1. gbrathletics – European Championships (Men)
  2. "Franco Arese – Presidente federale" (in italian). fial.it. Retrieved 19 October 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. gbrathletics – Italian Championships
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 21 June 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. 5.0 5.1 "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 21 June 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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