In Italy's first appearance on the athletics program, two Italian athletes entered three events. They did not advance to the finals in any event and won no medals.
Italy's first cycling appearance was at the second Olympic cycling competition, 1900. Seven cyclists from Italy competed in one event, winning no medals. The closest an Italian came to winning a medal was reaching a semifinal.
Italy had three competitors at the first Olympic equestrian events. The names of two are known. Trissino competed twice in the high jump, on different horses, as well as jumping. Di Modrone competed in the long jump and jumping, and appears to have competed in the high jump twice as well. A third Italian competed in jumping and, most likely, the high jump.
Italy first competed in fencing at the Olympics in the sport's second appearance. The... Read More