Adolfo Consolini

Adolfo Consolini was an Italian athlete who mainly competed in the discus throw. He won six medals, at senior level, in international athletics competitions, included an Olympic gold in 1948. He competed for Italy in the discus throw at the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, Great Britain, where he won the gold medal. When Consolini returned four years later to the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland he was unable to retain his title but did win the silver medal behind American Sim Iness. In 1946, 1950 and 1954 he became European champion. Consolini took the Olympic Oath at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. After retirement, he was inducted into the FIDAL Hall of Fame. ... more on Wikipedia

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