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Paola Pigni

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Nationality  Italian
Role  Olympic athlete
Country  Italy
Height  1.68 m

Sport  Athletics
Weight  55 kg
Name  Paola Pigni
Club  CSAIN Snia Milano
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Born  30 December 1945 (age 69) (1945-12-30) Milan, Italy
Event(s)  Middle distance running
Personal best(s)  800 m: 2:01.95 (1975) 1500 m: 4:02.85 (1972)
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's 1500 metres

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Paola Pigni, married Cacchi (born 30 December 1945) is a former athlete from Italy, who mainly competed in the middle-distance running and cross country running.

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Biography

Pigni competed for her native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, Germany, where she won the bronze medal in the women's 1500 m.

She was the winner of the France version of the 1970 International Cross Country Championships. She followed this up by winning the first two women's titles at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 1973 and 1974.

World record

In an era when female middle distance was growing, Pigni established six world records (those recognized are signed with an asterisk).

  • 5000 m: 16:17.4 ( Formia, 1 May 1969)
  • 5000 m: 15:53.6 ( Milan, 2 September 1969)
  • 1500 m: 4:12.4 ( Milan, 2 December 1969)*
  • 10000 m: 35:30.5 ( Milan, 9 May 1970)
  • 3000 m: 9:09.2 ( Formia, 11 May 1972)
  • Mile: 4:29.5 ( Viareggio, 8 August 1973)*
  • References

    Paola Pigni Wikipedia