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.

Biography

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]

References

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Giuseppe Abbagnale". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ "1984 Summer Olympics – Los Angeles, United States – Rowing" Archived 17 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. databaseOlympics.com. Retrieved on 13 May 2008.
  3. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Rowing" Archived 31 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine.. databaseOlympics.com. Retrieved on 13 May 2008.
  4. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Rowing" Archived 23 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine.. databaseOlympics.com. 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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