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Salvatore Morale

Salvatore Morale
Tito Morale with the jersey of his club (Libertas Magrini) in a race in Italy in the 1960s
Personal information
Nickname(s) Tito
Nationality Italian
Born (1938-11-04) November 4, 1938
Teolo, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Country Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres hurdles
Club Libertas Magrini Bergamo
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m: 47.6 (1962)
  • 400 m hs: 49.2 (1962)

Salvatore "Tito" Morale (born 4 November 1938 in Teolo, Padua) was an Italian athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metre hurdles.

He won five medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions.[1]

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • European record 2
  • Olympic results 3
  • National championships 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Biography

He competed for an Italy in the 400 metre hurdles at the 1964 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan, where he won the bronze medal. In 1962 in the European Championships Morale won the gold medal in the 400 metres hurdles and equalled the world record of Glenn Davis. He has 22 caps in national team from 1956 to 1964.[2]

European record

Olympic results

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1960 Olympic Games Rome SF 400 metres hurdles 51.3
1964 Olympic Games Tokyo 3rd 400 metres hurdles 50.1
Heat 1500 metres 3:07.6

National championships

Salvatore Morale has won 4 times consecutively the individual national championship.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009.  
  3. ^ "European Record Progression, men 400m hurdles". athletix.org. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  4. ^ CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012""". sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 

External links

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