Pietro Mennea

Italian sprinter and politician (1952-2013)

Pietro Paolo Mennea (28 June 195221 March 2013) was an Italian sprinter and politician, who was the 1980 Moscow Olympic 200 meter champion, and also held the 200 m world record for 17 years with his time of 19.72, set in September 1979.

Pietro Paolo Mennea.

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  • Io devo prendermela con qualcuno per ottenere risultati.
    • I have to take it out on someone for getting results.
    • From Marco Pastonesi e Giorgio Terruzzi, Palla lunga e pedalare, Dalai Editore, 1992, p. 46, ISBN 88-85988-26-1.

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