At a glance

25 May 1971 Castelnovo di Sotto, Italy
176 cm / 62 kg 5'9'' / 136 pounds
Male

After disappointing results at the Atlanta Games (18th and last in the final of the 10.000 m and eliminated in the semi-finals of the 5000 m), Stefano Baldini found that his strength was in marathons, a discipline in which he started in Venice in 1995. He wasn't in top condition at the 2000 Sydney Games and dropped out at the 18th km, whereas in Athens he obtained his greatest accomplishment, becoming the second Italian to win the Olympic marathon after Gelindo Bordin. Baldini held back from the other competitors in the main stages of the race, then attacked at the...

Stefano in numbers

4
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    • 12
      Athletics
      Marathon
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 1 Gold medal
      Athletics
      Marathon
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • AC
      Athletics
      Marathon
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    • 8 h2 r2/3
      Athletics
      5,000 metres
    • 18
      Athletics
      10,000 metres

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