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Vito Petrella

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Nationality
  
Italian

World Indoor Championships
  
0

Events
  
400 metres

Residence
  
Italy

Sport
  
Athletics

Name
  
Vito Petrella

Country
  
Italy

Summer Universiade
  
0


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Born
  
April 12, 1965 (age 58) (
1965-04-12
)
Gloucester, Great Britain

Personal best(s)
  
400 m: 46.15 (1988)

Vito Petrella (born 12 April 1965 in Gloucester, Great Britain) is a retired Italian sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres.

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Biography

He won four medals at the International athletics competitions, all with national relays team. He has 20 caps in national team from 1986 to 1992. In 1988, his magic year, Vito Petrella ran also in 46"37 indoor, he also obtained 10"8 on 100 metres and 21"39 on 200. His personal best time is 46"15 seconds, achieved in August 1988 in Sestriere. However, his best outdoor performance was probably one month before in Turin when, although running in the first lane, he ran in 46"17 winning the 400 metres at Italian Championship for Clubs. He was trained by Graziano Della Valle in Pavia together with Tiziano Gemelli (46"31) and Marco Michieli (47"04), who belonged to the same sport club.

National championships

He has won one time the individual national championship.

  • 1 win in the 400 metres indoor (1987)
  • References

    Vito Petrella Wikipedia