Gianni Caldana
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Gianni Caldana
Gianni Caldana
Personal information
Full nameGiacinto Caldana
Born(1913-11-19)19 November 1913
Vicenza, Italy
Died6 September 1995(1995-09-06) (aged 81)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
CountryItaly Italy
Long jump
ClubGiglio Rosso Firenze
Achievements and titles
  • 110 m hs: 14.7 (1940)
  • Long jump: 7.50 m (1936)

Gianni Caldana (19 November 1913 – 6 September 1995) was an Italian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.


He competed for an Italy in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his team mates Orazio Mariani, Elio Ragni and Tullio Gonnelli.

Olympic results

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance Notes
1936 Olympic Games Germany Berlin 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 41.1
12th Long jump 7.26 m Wind assisted
Heat 110 metres hurdles 15.1

National championships

Gianni Caldana has won 5 times the individual national championship.[1]


  1. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE - 1906 2012" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 2012.

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