Stefano Tilli
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Stefano Tilli
Stefano Tilli
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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1962-08-22) August 22, 1962 (age 55)
Orvieto, Italy
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
Club Snam Gas Metano
Retired 1978
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 10.16 (1984)
  • 200 m: 20.40 (1984)

Stefano Tilli (born 22 August 1962) is a retired Italian sprinter trained by Fabrizio Lepore, who specialized in the 100 and 200 m.

He is a two-time European indoor champion, three-time semi-finalist at the Olympic Games, and was the world record holder in the 200m indoor.

Biography

Tilli was born in Orvieto, Umbria. In his career he won 17 medals at the International athletics competitions, eight of these with national relays team.[1] He also won 14 national championships, from 1984 to 2000, and he has 51 caps in national team, from 1983 to 2000.[2] His personal best in the 100m is 10.16 seconds, which he ran in August 1984 in Zurich.[3] His personal best in the 200m is 20.40 seconds, achieved in September 1984 in Cagliari.[4]

Stefano Tilli used to be engaged to the Jamaican sprinter Merlene Ottey,[5] whom he also coached for a period.[6]

Record

World record

European record

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 60 m 6.63
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 38.37 Sport records icon NR.svg
Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 100 m 10.29 [9]
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.76 [9]
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.87
SF 100 m 10.55 [10]
SF 200 m 20.72 [11]
1985 European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece 1st 200 m 20.77 Championship record
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 8th (sf) 200m 20.74 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.86
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy SF 200 m 20.86
Mediterranean Games Latakia, Syria 1st 100 m 10.41 [9]
1st 200 m 20.76 [9]
1st 4 × 100 m relay 39.67 [9]
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.54
SF 200 m 20.59
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 9th (sf) 100m 10.40 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
4th 200m 20.66 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.39
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan QF 200 m 20.92
5th 4 × 100 m relay 38.52
Mediterranean Games Athens, Greece 1st 200 m 20.73 [9]
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States Heats 100 m 10.38
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece QF 100 m 10.36
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 100 m 10.20
1999 World Championships Sevilla, Spain QF 100 m 10.26
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 4th 60 m 6.59 [12]
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia QF 100 m 10.27

National titles

See also

References

  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 2013. 
  2. ^ Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009. 
  3. ^ Italian all-time list, men's 100 metres (last updated for year 2000)
  4. ^ Italian all-time list, men's 200 metres (last updated for year 2000)
  5. ^ "The greatest female sprinter in history". si21.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  6. ^ "Euro Legends: Week 1 - Stefano Tilli (ITA)". european-athletics.net. Retrieved 2012. 
  7. ^ "200-meters record set". Star-News. 23 February 1987. Retrieved 2012. 
  8. ^ "Area Outdoor Records - Men - EUROPE". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2012. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f "Mediterranean Games". GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2013. 
  10. ^ He ran 10.49 in Quarter-Finals.
  11. ^ He ran 20.64 in Quarter-Finals.
  12. ^ 2000 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  13. ^ a b "ITALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2012. 
  14. ^ a b "ITALIAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 2012. 

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