Angelo Carosi

Angelo Carosi ( born January 20, 1964 in Priverno ) is a former Italian obstacle and long distance runners.

He had his greatest success at first about 3000 m steeplechase. In this discipline he was. During the European Athletics Championships in 1990 in Split and fourth at the World Athletics Championships 1991 in Tokyo seventh According to an eighth place finish at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart, he won in 1994 at the European Championships in Helsinki silver. At the World Championships in Gothenburg in 1995, he was fifth. During the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and ninth at the World Cup 1997 in Athens aft

In 2000 he moved to the 42,195 - km - distance and won the Florence Marathon. The following year he won the Piacenza - marathon and was fourth at the Maratona d' Italia national champion in the marathon. In 2003 he was fifth in the Maratona di Sant'Antonio and the overall winner in Florence again Italian marathon champion. In each case, he was fifth in the Maratona d'Europa in 2004 and at the Maratona di Sant'Antonio 2005.

In addition to his two titles Marathon three times he was Italian champion over 3,000 m steeplechase ( 1989, 1991, 2004), twice over 5000 meters ( 1994, 1998 ) and once over 3000 m in the Hall (1990). A total of eight times he competed in the World Cross Country Championships with a 24th place on the short distance in 1998 in Marrakech as the best placement.

Angelo Carosi is 1,82 m tall and weighed 66 kg in his playing days. He was coached by Massimo Magnani and started for the CS Forestale.

Personal Best

  • 3000 m: 7:49,91 min, 1 September 1993 Rovereto Hall: 7:50,77 min, February 23, 1997, Genoa