Vittorio Gregotti

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Italian architect of Barcelona Olympic Stadium Vittorio Gregotti dies of coronavirus

Italian architect Vittorio Gregotti, who designed the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics stadium, died of the coronavirus on Sunday at the age of 92, said reports.

According to Italian media, Gregotti was hospitalized in Milan after contracting COVID-19, and eventually died of pneumonia. Gregotti’s wife Mariana Mazza is also said to be hospitalized. However, further details on not available on the reason for her hospitalization.

Gregotti’s fellow Italian architect Stefano Boeri posted a condolence message on Facebook for the former where he said, a master of international architecture who created the story of our culture. He added, What a great sadness”.

Source: India Today