CC ITA 2016 PANINI OG Rio de Janeiro No. 290 Carmine Guiseppe Abbagnale with cox Guiseppe di Capua

This crew dominated the M2+ event between 1981

and 1991 by winning the gold medal at two Olympic

Games and seven World Rowing Championships:

WRC Munich 1981, WRC Lucerne 1982, Olympic

Games Los Angeles 1984, WRC Hazewinkel 1985,

WRC Copenhagen 1987, Olympic Games Seoul 1988,

WRC Bled 1989, WRC Tasmania 1990 and WRC Vienna

1991. In the M2+ final of the Olympic Games Barcelona

1992 the Abbagnale brothers lost against the Searle 

brothers of Great Britain in an epic battle and won the

silver medal. 

Giuseppe Abbagnale was elected president of the Italian

Rowing Federation in 2012.





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