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Pietro Mennea

Birthdate: 28. June 1952
Date of death: 21. March 2013

Pietro Paolo Mennea was an Italian sprinter and politician. He was most successful in the 200 m event, in which he won a gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics and set a world record at 19.72 seconds in September 1979. This record stood for almost 17 years – the longest duration in the event history – and is still listed as the European record. Wikipedia

Quotes Pietro Mennea

„I have to take it out on someone for getting results.“

—  Pietro Mennea

Io devo prendermela con qualcuno per ottenere risultati.
From Marco Pastonesi e Giorgio Terruzzi, Palla lunga e pedalare, Dalai Editore, 1992, p. 46, ISBN 88-8598-826-2.

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