Alex Schwazer

Alex Schwazer

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Alex Schwazer
Event racewalk
Nationality Italian
PR 50K walk: 3:37:04.2
Born Dec. 26, 1984 at Sterzing, Italy

Alex Schwazer (1984-) is an Italian race walker, who won a gold medal in the [2008 Summer Olympics]].

Schwazer won the bronze medal in the 50 km race at the 2005 World Championships in a national record time of 3:41.54 hours. At the 2007 World Championships he finished tenth in the 20 km race and won bronze again in the 50 km race (with the quickest finish ever measured on this event, of 3:37:04.08). He won gold at the 50k walk at the 2008 Summer Olympics.