Carmine Abbagnale
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Born (1962-01-05) 5 January 1962 (age 60)
Pompei, Naples, Italy

Carmine Abbagnale (born 5 January 1962 in Pompei)[1] is an Italian competition rower and Olympic champion.

The Abbagnale brothers are the older brothers of the three-time Olympic champion Agostino.[2]


Abbagnale received a gold medal in coxed pairs, with Giuseppe Di Capua (cox) and his older brother Giuseppe, at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles,[3] and again at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[4] The crew won silver medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona behind another pair of brothers, Greg and Jonny Searle.[5]

See also


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Carmine Abbagnale". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Abbagnale new Italian Rowing president". 30 November 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2020. The Italian Rowing Federation has a new president. He is Giuseppe Abbagnale, the three-time Olympic medallist and from Italy’s most famed rowing family of Carmine, Agostino and Giuseppe Abbagnale.
  3. ^ "1984 Summer Olympics – Los Angeles, United States – Rowing" Archived 17 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 13 May 2008.
  4. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Rowing" Archived 31 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 13 May 2008.
  5. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Rowing" Archived 23 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 13 May 2008.