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Italy at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Italy at the Olympic Games

Flag of Italy
IOC code  ITA
NOC Italian National Olympic Committee
Website (Italian)
At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam
Competitors 174 (156 men, 18 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Carlo Galimberti
Rank: 5
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games

Italy competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 174 competitors, 156 men and 18 women, took part in 81 events in 15 sports.[1]


  • Medalists 1
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Cycling 4
  • Diving 5
  • Equestrian 6
  • Fencing 7
  • Football 8
  • Gymnastics 9
  • Modern pentathlon 10
  • Rowing 11
  • Sailing 12
  • Swimming 13
  • Weightlifting 14
  • Wrestling 15
  • Art competitions 16
  • References 17
  • External links 18


Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Tamagnini, VittorioVittorio Tamagnini Boxing Men's bantamweight August 11
 Gold Orlandi, CarloCarlo Orlandi Boxing Men's lightweight August 11
 Gold Toscani, PieroPiero Toscani Boxing Men's middleweight August 11
 Gold Gaioni, GiacomoGiacomo Gaioni, Cesare Facciani,
Mario Lusiani, Luigi Tasselli
Cycling Men's team pursuit August 6
 Gold Agostoni, CarloCarlo Agostoni, Giulio Basletta,
Marcello Bertinetti, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici,
Renzo Minoli, Franco Riccardi
Fencing Men's team épée August 5
 Gold Chiavacci, GiorgioGiulio Gaudini,
Giorgio Pessina,
Ugo Pignotti, Oreste Puliti
Fencing Men's team foil July 30
 Gold D'Este, GilianteGiliante D'Este, Giovanni Delise,
Giorgio Pessina,
Renato Petronio, Nicolò Vittori
Rowing Men's coxed four August 10
 Silver Anselmi, RenatoRenato Anselmi, Bino Bini,
Gustavo Marzi, Oreste Puliti,
Emilio Salafia, Giulio Sarrocchi
Fencing Men's team sabre August 9
 Silver Neri, RomeoRomeo Neri Gymnastics Men's horizontal bar August 9
 Silver Ambrosetti, BiancaBianca Ambrosetti, Lavinia Gianoni,
Virginia Giorgi,
Germana Malabarba, Clara Marangoni,
Luigina Perversi, Diana Pizzavini,
Anna Tanzini, Carolina Tronconi,
Ines Vercesi, Rita Vittadini
Gymnastics Women's team all-around August 9
 Silver Gabetti, PierinoPierino Gabetti Weightlifting Men's 60 kg July 30
 Silver Galimberti, CarloCarlo Galimberti Weightlifting Men's 75 kg July 29
 Bronze Cavagnoli, CarloCarlo Cavagnoli Boxing Men's flyweight August 11
 Bronze Gaudini, GiulioGiulio Gaudini Fencing Men's foil August 1
 Bronze Bini, BinoBino Bini Fencing Men's sabre August 11
 Bronze national football team, ItalyItaly national football team
Adolfo Baloncieri   Antonio Janni
Elvio Banchero   Virgilio Levratto
Delfo Bellini   Mario Magnozzi
Fulvio Bernardini   Pietro Pastore
Umberto Caligaris   Silvio Pietroboni
Gianpiero Combi   Alfredo Pitto
Giovanni De Prà   Enrico Rivolta
Valentino Degani   Virginio Rosetta
Attilio Ferraris   Gino Rossetti
Felice Gasperi   Angelo Schiavio
Pietro Genovesi   Andrea Viviano
Football June 9
 Bronze Bonadè, UmbertoUmberto Bonadè, Pietro Freschi,
Paolo Gennari, Cesare Rossi
Rowing Men's coxless four August 10
 Bronze Gozzi, GiovanniGiovanni Gozzi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight August 4
 Bronze Quaglia, GerolamoGerolamo Quaglia Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman featherweight August 5



Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (– 79.4 kg)


12 cyclists, all men, represented Italy in 1928.

Individual road race
Team road race
Time trial
Team pursuit




18 fencers, all men, represented Italy in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
  • Giorgio Chiavacci
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre



Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1928.






Art competitions


  1. ^ "Italy at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". Retrieved 2010-04-28. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
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