Giampaolo Urlando
Personal information
Born (1945-01-07) January 7, 1945 (age 79)
Padua, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb)
EventHammer throw
ClubSnia Milano
Achievements and titles
Personal best
  • Hammer throw: 78.16 m (1984)
Medal record
Representing Italy Italy
Mediterranean Games
Gold medal – first place 1979 Split Hammer throw
Gold medal – first place 1983 Casablanca Hammer throw

Giampaolo Urlando (born 7 January 1945, in Padova) is a retired Italian hammer thrower.


He ended up in fourth place at the 1984 Summer Olympics, but was disqualified for testosterone use.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1979 Mediterranean Games Split, Yugoslavia 1st
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th
1981 World Cup Rome, Italy 3rd
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 11th
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1st
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 13th 72.06 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States DSQ

National titles

Giampaolo Urlando has won 10 times the individual national championship.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). Retrieved 7 November 2012.
  2. ^ ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2012.