Lunghi, Emilio

ATHLETE (ITALY)
BORN 16 Mar 1887, Genova, Liguria - DIED 27 Sep 1925, Genova, Liguria
GRAVE LOCATION Genova, Liguria: Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Piazzale Resasco

Emilio Lughi won the silver medal in the 800 meter for men at the Olympic Games in London in the summer of 1908. He was the first Italian who won an olympic medal. Afterwards he spent a year in the USA and he ran three world records there. In Italy he won many national championships.

Sources
Emilio Lunghi - Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Emilio Lunghi at the Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa.
Picture by androom (03 Mar 2014)

 


Lüttichau, Ida von

Published: 18 Sep 2016
Last update: 18 Sep 2016