Giuseppe Abbagnale

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Giuseppe Abbagnale
Personal information
Born 24 July 1959 (1959-07-24) (age 59)
Pompei, Naples, Italy

Giuseppe Abbagnale (born 24 July 1959 in Pompei)[1] is an Italian rower who won multiple coxed pair world and Olympic championships with his brother Carmine Abbagnale.


He received a gold medal in coxed pair with Giuseppe Di Capua (cox) and his younger brother Carmine, at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles,[2] and again at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[3] The crew won silver medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona behind another pair of brothers, Greg and Jonny Searle.[4]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Giuseppe Abbagnale". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ "1984 Summer Olympics – Los Angeles, United States – Rowing" Archived 17 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 13 May 2008.
  3. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Rowing" Archived 31 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 13 May 2008.
  4. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Rowing" Archived 23 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 13 May 2008.
Summer Olympics
Preceded by
Pietro Mennea
Italy Flag bearer for Italy
1992 Barcelona
Succeeded by
Giovanna Trillini
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