Ottavio Missoni and Rosita Jelmini
They met at the 1948 London Olympics, where Ottavio was running hurdles for Italy and Rosita was in London to practice her English. They got married in 1953 and together oversaw the multi-million pound fashion house Missoni, which Ottavio set up in 1947 as a small track-suit factory. Ottavio, now 90 years old, successful competed in veteran events until last year and remains married to Rosita.

Ottavio Missoni and Rosita Jelmini

They met at the 1948 London Olympics, where Ottavio was running hurdles for Italy and Rosita was in London to practice her English. They got married in 1953 and together oversaw the multi-million pound fashion house Missoni, which Ottavio set up in 1947 as a small track-suit factory. Ottavio, now 90 years old, successful competed in veteran events until last year and remains married to Rosita.

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