(18 June 1939 – 23 July 2008 in Pescara) was an Italian hurdler
who specialized in the 110 m distance. He won a gold medal at the 1967 Mediterranean Games
and silver medals at the 1962 European Championships
and 1965 Universiade.
He competed at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics with the best result of seventh place in 1964.
Cornacchia won three national titles in the 110 m hurdles: in 1960, 1962 and 1964.
On 22 October 2009, the Stadio Adriatico in Pescara was renamed to Stadio Adriatico – Giovanni Cornacchia.
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