Mennea Day 2021: the memory of the champion

Sep 12, 2021 354

Mennea Day 2021 will be held on 12 September in Barletta and will be an important event in a fantastic year for Italian sport. The memory of Pietro Mennea relives in the streets of Puglia in the memory of the legendary 19.72 in Mexico City on the 200 meters at the 1979 Universiade.

On 12 September in Barletta, the birthplace of Pietro Mennea, on the main street where a 6-lane track will be mounted. Mennea Day 2021 will be an international event, organized by GS Avis Barletta. On 12 September, Barletta will remember its greatest champion on the 42nd anniversary of the date on which Mennea ran the world record, beating her idol Tommie Smith.

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