Luigi Gnocchi (14 January 1933 – 18 October 2014) was an Italian sprinter, that won three gold medals in one single edition of Mediterranean Games. He was born in Gallarate. He was finalist with the national relay team on 4x100 metres relay at the 1956 Summer Olympics (4th place).
|Born||14 January 1933|
|Died||18 October 2014 81) (aged|
|Achievements and titles|
- 100 metres: 10.4 (
Rome, 29 September 1956)
|1954||European Championships||4th||4 × 100 m relay||41.9|
|1956||Olympic Games||QF||100 metres||10.8|
|4th||4 × 100 metres relay||40.3|
Gnocchi won the individual national championship five times.
- "PODIO INTERNAZIONALE DAL 1908 AL 2008 - UOMINI" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
- Annuario dell'Atletica 2009. FIDAL. 2009.
- He ran in a better crono (10.7) in the first round.
- ""CAMPIONATI "ASSOLUTI" ITALIANI SUL PODIO TRICOLORE – 1906 2012" (PDF). sportolimpico.it. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
- Luigi Gnocchi at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
- Luigi Gnocchi at the International Olympic Committee
- Luigi Gnocchi's obituary (in Italian)