Garibaldo Nizzola

Garibaldo Nizzola (3 December 1927 26 December 2012) was an Italian freestyle wrestler. He competed at the 1948, 1952, 1956 and 1960 Olympics in the lightweight division with the best achievement of fourth place in 1948. In 1951 he won silver medals at the world championships and Mediterranean Games. His father, Marcello Nizzola, won a silver medal in wrestling at the 1932 Olympics.[1] He died on 26 December 2012 at the age of 85.[2]

Garibaldo Nizzola
Garibaldo Nizzola (top) at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born3 December 1927
Genoa, Italy
Died26 December 2012(2012-12-26) (aged 85)
SportFreestyle wrestling
ClubClub Atletico Genovese


  1. Garibaldo Nizzola Archived 26 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. Garibaldo Nizzola's obituary (in Italian)

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