Athletics Career Highlights
Pietro Mennea, Italy Born : 1952 in Barletta. Italy`s greatest sprinter was a 200 Metres specialist. Holder of 200 Metres world record for 24 years !

 

Titles

Outdoor

1974:
European: 200 Metres
1975:
1976:
1977:
1978:
European: 100 Metres, 200 Metres
1979:
1980:
Olympics: 200 Metres

Indoor

1978:
European: 400 Metres
1979:
1980:
1981:
1982:
1983:
European: 200 Metres

World Records

1979:
200 Metres : 19.72 secs
1980:
1981:
1982:
1983:

200 Metres (Indoor) : 20.74 secs