Giuseppe Ottaviani (athlete)

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Giuseppe Ottaviani (20 May 1916 – 19 July 2020) was an Italian centenarian and masters athlete. He was born in Sant'Ippolito, Italy.

He turned 100 in May 2016.[1] Ottaviani died in Sant'Ippolito on 19 July 2020 at the age of 104.[2]

He was the first and only centenary athlete to make triple jump. He was the indoor world record holder in the M95 and M100 60 metres.[3] He also held the indoor world record for the triple jump and long jump, and the outdoor world record for the triple jump.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Atletica, Ottaviani si regala 5 record per i 100 anni" (in Italian). gazzetta.it. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  2. https://picchionews.it/attualita/addio-alla-leggenda-dell-atletica-giuseppe-ottaviani-aveva-104-anni
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-09. Retrieved 2012-08-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2012-04-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)