Franco Sancassani
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1974-04-12) 12 April 1974 (age 48)
Lecco, Italy
Sport
Country Italy
SportRowing
Skyrunning
ClubG.S. Marina Militare

Franco Sancassani (born 12 April 1974) is an Italian rower. He is the brother of fellow rower and World Championships gold medalist Elisabetta Sancassani.

Biography

Sancassani was part of the team which finished fourth at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He largely specialises in lightweight and sculls events and has won nine gold medals at the World Rowing Championships. In 2013 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at Oscar del remo (awards honouring Italian rowers).[1]

References

  1. ^ "Oscar del remo 2013 a un atleta della Marina Militare". marina.difesa.it. 30 September 2013.