Paola Paternoster

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Paola Paternoster (née Carotenuto; 22 December 1935 – 27 June 2018) was an Italian athlete. She competed in the discus throw at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics and in the javelin throw in 1956, and placed 11th–20th. Paternoster won 17 national championships at senior level.[1] She was born in Rome.

Paternoster died on 27 June 2018 from colorectal cancer in Rome at the age of 82.[2]

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  1. "CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" – DONNE TUTTE LE CAMPIONESSE – 1923-2016" (PDF). Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  2. Paola Paternoster's obituary (in Italian)