Agnese Possamai

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Agnese Possamai
Agnese Possamai.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1953-01-17) 17 January 1953 (age 63)
Lentiai, Italy
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Middle distance running
Club Fiamma Belluno
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800 m: 2:00.36 (1980)
  • 1500 m: 4:05.14 (1984)
  • 3000 m: 8:37.96 (1983)

Agnese Possamai (born 17 January 1953 in Lentiai) is a retired middle-distance runner from Italy. Her greatest achievements were the 1985 World Indoor silver medal as well as three European Indoor gold medals.

She won eleven medals at senior level (9 individual, 2 team) at the international athletics competitions.[1] Her personal best times are 4:08.84 (1500 metres) and 8:37.96 (3000 metres). She has 60 caps in national team from 1977 to 1988.[2]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1979 Mediterranean Games Split, Yugoslavia 2nd 800 m 2:03.73 [3]
1981 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France 1st 1500 m 4:07.49
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 1st 3000 m 8:53.77 CR
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 3000 m 9:04.41
Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st 1500 m 4:13.58 [3]
1st 3000 m 9:15.64 [3]
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 10th 3000 m 9:10.82
1985 European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece 1st 3000 m 8:55.25
World Indoor Championships Paris France 2nd 3000 m 9:09.66
1987 Mediterranean Games Latakia, Syria 2nd 1500 m 4:13.98 [3]

National titles[edit]

Agnese Possamai has won 22 times the individual national championship.[4][5]

  • 2 wins in the 800 metres (1978, 1979)
  • 5 wins in the 3000 metres (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987)
  • 5 wins in the 1500 metres indoor (1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1986)
  • 3 wins in the 3000 metres indoor (1982, 1983, 1984)
  • 7 wins in the cross country running (1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - DONNE" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c d "MEDITERRANEAN GAMES". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2 December 2012. 

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