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Ugo Frigerio : biography

September 16, 1901 - July 7, 1968

Ugo Frigerio (September 16, 1901 in Milan – July 7, 1968 in Garda) was an Italian athlete

Biography

He won the gold medal in both the 3 km Walk and 10 km Walk at the 1920 Summer Olympics. In the 3 km Walk he had a time of 13:14.2, and in the 10 km Walk he finished with a time of 48:06.2. At the 1924 Summer Olympics, the shorter walk was not contested but Frigerio successfully defended his championship in the 10 kilometre walk.

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Note
1920 Olympic Games Antwerpen 1st 3 km walk 13:14,2
1st 10 km walk 48:06.2
1924 Olympic Games Paris 1st 10 km walk 47:49.0
1932 Olympic Games Los Angeles 2nd 50 km walk 4:59:06

National championships

Ugo Frigerio has won 9 times the individual national championship.

  • 2 wins on 3000 m walk (1921, 1922)
  • 6 wins on 10000 m walk (1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1931)
  • 1 wins on One hour walk (1920)
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