Giuseppe Di Capua
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1958-03-15) 15 March 1958 (age 64)
Salerno, Italy
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)

Giuseppe "Peppiniello" Di Capua (born 15 March 1958) is an Italian competition rowing coxswain and Olympic champion.[1]

Biography

Di Capua was born in Salerno. He received a gold medal in coxed pairs as cox, with Giuseppe Abbagnale and Carmine Abbagnale, at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles,[2] and again at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[3] The crew won silver medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona behind another pair of brothers, Greg and Jonny Searle.[4] In 2013 he won a silver medal at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea, coxing the Italian LTA mixed coxed four, and in 2014 a bronze in the same event at the World Championships in Amsterdam.

References

  1. ^ "Giuseppe Di Capua Biography and Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 12 November 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  2. ^ "1984 Summer Olympics – Los Angeles, United States – Rowing" Archived 17 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 13 May 2008)
  3. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Rowing" Archived 31 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 13 May 2008)
  4. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Rowing" Archived 23 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 13 May 2008)