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Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born 25 July 1969 (1969-07-25)
Gioiosa Marea, Sicily, Italy
Died 21 May 2015 (2015-05-22) (aged 45)
Gioiosa Marea, Sicily Italy
Height 1.50 m (4 ft 11 in)
Weight 42 kg (93 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Race walk
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 10 km: 41:46 (1994)
  • 20 km: 1:28:38 (2000)
Medal record
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
World Championships 1 0 0
European Championships 2 1 0
European Indoor Championships 1 0 1
World Race Walking Cup 1 3 1
European Race Walking Cup 3 2 0
Summer Universiade 1 0 2
Mediterranean Games 0 1 0

Annarita Sidoti (25 July 1969 – 21 May 2015) was an Italian race walker.

Biography

Annarita Sidoti was born in Gioiosa Marea. She won eleven medals at senior level in international competition. She participated at three editions of the Summer Olympics (1992, 1996, 2000), and earned 47 caps in fifteen years in the national team from 1987 to 2002.

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Death

She died in May 2015 in Gioiosa Marea, Italy, of metastatic breast cancer, which had spread to her liver and brain. She was 45 years old.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Italy
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 4th 5000m 22:36.47
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 8th 10 km 44:59
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 3rd 3000 m 12:27.94
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st 10 km 44:00
1991 World Student Games Buffalo, United States 3rd 10 km 45:10
World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 9th 10 km 45:28
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 9th 10 km 44:18
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 7th 10 km 45:23
1993 World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 7th 10 km 46:14
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 9th 10 km 44:13
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st 3000 m 11:54.32
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 10 km 42:43
1995 World Race Walking Cup Beijing, China 8th 10 km 43:55
World Student Games Fukuoka, Japan 1st 10 km 43:22
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 13th 10 km 44:06
1996 European Race Walking Cup A Coruña, Spain 1st 10 km 43:26
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 11th 10 km 43:57
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 2nd 10 km 45:35
World Championships Athens, Greece 1st 10,000m 42:55.49
World Student Games Catania, Italy 3rd 10 km 44:38
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 10 km 42:49
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 20 km DNF
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 5th 20 km 1:28:38
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 20 km DNF
2001 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 11th 20 km 1:31:43
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 8th 20 km 1:31:40
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 8th 20 km 1:31:19

National titles

She won ten times at the Italian Athletics Championships.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Anna Rita Sidoti para niños

  • Italy at the European Race Walking Cup - Multiple medalists
  • Italian all-time lists – 20 km walk
  • FIDAL Hall of Fame
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