Dorando Pietri

Dorando Pietri

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dorando Pietri, often wrongly spelt Petri (October 16, 1885, Correggio, Province of Reggio Emilia - February 7, 1942) was an Italian athlete famous for his dramatic finish and eventual disqualification in the marathon at the 1908 Summer Olympics held in London. Pietri was born in Mandrio, a frazione of Correggio, but spent his youth in Carpi (Emilia-Romagna region). Here he worked as a shop-boy at a confectionery shop. He was 1.59 m (5 ft., 2 in.) tall.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136768151
  • 9786136768151