Antonio Rossi (canoeist)

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Antonio Rossi

nation ItalyItaly Italy
birthday 19th December 1968
place of birth Lecco
discipline Canoe racing
Boat class Kayak (K1, K2, K4)
status active
Medal table
Olympic medals 3 × gold 1 × silver 1 × bronze
World Cup medals 3 × gold 3 × silver 1 × bronze
Olympic rings Olympic games
bronze 1992 Barcelona K2 500m
gold 1996 Atlanta K1 500m
gold 1996 Atlanta K2 1000m
gold 2000 Sydney K2 1000m
silver 2004 Athens K2 1000m
Canoe World Championships
silver 1993 Copenhagen K2 1000m
silver 1994 Mexico City K2 1000m
gold 1995 Duisburg K2 1000m
gold 1997 Dartmouth K2 1000m
bronze 1997 Dartmouth K1 500m
gold 1998 Szeged K2 1000m
silver 1998 Szeged K4 200m

Antonio Rossi (born December 19, 1968 in Lecco ) is a former Italian canoeist .


In his five participations in the Olympic Games from 1992 to 2008 he won a total of three gold medals and one silver and one bronze medal. At the Canoe World Championships between 1993 and 1998 he won three gold and silver medals as well as a bronze one. Rossi was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony for Italy at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing . He is married to Lucia Micheli , also an ex-canoeist. They took part in the 1992 Summer Olympics together .

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