Italy at the 1992 Summer Olympics


Italy competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 304 competitors, 228 men and 76 women, took part in 169 events in 26 sports.[1]

Italy at the
1992 Summer Olympics
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Barcelona
Competitors304 (228 men, 76 women) in 26 sports
Flag bearer Giuseppe Abbagnale
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
6
Silver
5
Bronze
8
Total
19
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

In Italy's first archery competition without Giancarlo Ferrari, the four Italians went a combined 0-3 in the elimination round with Ilario Di Buò not even qualifying for the eliminations. The men's team also lost in the first round.

Women's Individual Competition:

  • Maria Testa Round of 32, 21st place (0-1)

Men's Individual Competition:

  • Andrea Parenti Round of 32, 19th place (0-1)
  • Alessandro Rivolta Round of 32, 22nd place (0-1)
  • Ilario Di Buò Ranking round, 39th place (0-0)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Parenti, Rivolta, and di Buo Round of 16, 14th place (0-1)

Athletics

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat 3:02.09
  • Final 3:02.18 (→ 6th place)

Men's 800 metres

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Heat 13:33.71
  • Final 14:02.47 (→ 16th place)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat 28:18.48
  • Final 28:11.39 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat 28:45.62 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat 49.16 (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification NM (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification 75.40 m
  • Final 72.98 m (→ 11th place)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualification 5.40 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification NM (→ did not advance)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualification 20.25 m
  • Final 19.88 m (→ 9th place)
  • Qualification 20.14 m
  • Final 19.62 m (→ 11th place)


Women's 800 metres

  • Heat 2:01.44 (→ did not advance)

Women's 10.000 metres

  • Heat 32:17.01
  • Final 32:37.91 (→ 16th place)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat 55.49
  • Semifinal 56.34 (→ did not advance)

Women's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

  • Heat 6.40 m (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 6.43 m (→ did not advance)

Women's 10 km Walk

  • Final 45:23 (→ 7th place)
  • Final 46:43 (→ 19th place)
  • Final DSQ (→ no ranking)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Heat 60.80m
  • Final 61.22m (→ 10th place)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification 1.90 m (→ did not advance)

Baseball

Italy was not very successful at the premier of Olympic baseball. The Italians lost six of their seven preliminary round games, beating only the host nation Spain. Their 1-6 record tied with that of Spain for seventh and eighth places, the Italians received the advantage in the tie-breaker because of the head-to-head result, barely avoiding last place.

Men's Team Competition:

  • Italy - 7th place (1-6)

Team Roster

Basketball

Women's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Brazil (70-85)
  • Lost to Unified Team (67-79)
  • Lost to Cuba (53-60)
  • Classification Matches
  • 5th/8th place: Lost to Spain (80-92)
  • 7th/8th place: Lost to Brazil (83-86) → 8th place
  • Team Roster

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight ( 48 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Eighteen cyclists, fourteen men and four women, represented Italy in 1992.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial
Men's sprint
Men's 1 km time trial
Men's individual pursuit
Men's team pursuit
Men's points race
Women's road race
Women's individual pursuit

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round 375.57 points
  • Final 527.73 points (→ 12th place)
  • Alessandro de Botton
  • Preliminary Round 312.69 points (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 10m Platform

  • Alessandro de Botton
  • Preliminary Round 334.98 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Luisella Bisello
  • Preliminary Round 249.36 points (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Luisella Bisello
  • Preliminary Round 272.19 points (→ 19th place)

Equestrianism

Fencing

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women represented Italy in 1992.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Football

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Quarterfinals
  • Lost to Spain (0-1) → Did not advance
  • Team Roster

Gymnastics

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Italy in 1992. They won a bronze medal in the team event.

Individual
Team
  • Roberto Bomprezzi
  • Carlo Massullo
  • Gianluca Tiberti

Rhythmic gymnastics

Rowing

Sailing

Men's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Riccardo Giordano
  • Final Ranking 182.1 points (→ 16th place)

Women's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Final Ranking 101.4 points (→ 7th place)

Women's 470 Class

  • Final Ranking 68.7 points (→ 7th place)

Shooting

Swimming

Men's Competition

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle


Women's Competition

Synchronized swimming

Two synchronized swimmers represented Italy in 1992.

Women's solo
Women's duet

Table tennis

Tennis

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Volleyball

Men's Team Competition

  • Team Roster

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Italy Hungary 7-7
  • Italy Netherlands 6-4
  • Italy Cuba 11-8
  • Italy Spain 9-9
  • Italy Greece 8-6
  • Semi Finals
  • Italy Commonwealth of Independent States 9-8
  • Final
  • Italy Spain 9-8 (→ Gold Medal)
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. "Italy at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2012-02-06. Retrieved 2011-12-25.