Francesco La Macchia

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La Macchia in 1960

Francesco La Macchia (9 October 1938 – 31 July 2017) was an Italian sprint canoer who won a C-2 1000 m silver medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.[1] He was born in Tonnarella, Messina.

La Macchia died on 31 July 2017 in Rome at the age of 78.[2]

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  1. "Francesco La Macchia". SR/Olympic Sports. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  2. "E' morto Francesco La Macchia primo medagliato olimpico della canoa a Roma '60". Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (in Italian). 1 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.