Vittorio Fontanella

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Vittorio Fontanella
Personal information
Born (1953-03-17) 17 March 1953 (age 69)
Chiampo, Italy
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
CountryItaly Italy
Event(s)1500 metres
ClubC.S. Carabinieri
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 1500 m: 3:35.93 (1981)

Vittorio Fontanella (born 17 March 1953 in Chiampo, Vicenza) is a former middle distance runner from Italy.


He set his personal best (3:35.93) in the men's 1500 meter in 1981. He also owned the Italian national record in the mile until 1991, set in Zurich during the same competition in which he set the national record in the 1500m event. He also held the Italian national record in the 3000m event (7:45.02, in Bologna 12 September 1981). He is currently a gymnastic teacher in the public school system.

Olympic results

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1980 Olympic Games Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union 5th 1500 metres 3:40.4

National titles

Vittorio Fontanella has won 4 times the individual national championship.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 25 November 2012.
  2. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". Retrieved 25 November 2012.

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