Donato Sabia (born 11 September 1963 in Potenza) is a retired Italian middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres.
Donato Sabia won two medals, at senior level, at the International athletics competitions, one of these with national relay team. He participated at two editions of the Summer Olympics (1984, 1988), reaching, in both cases, the Olympic 800 meters final; he has 17 caps in national team from 1982 to 1988.
His personal best time was 1:43.88 minutes, achieved in June 1984 in Florence. In the 400 metres he had 45.73 seconds, achieved in June 1984 in Milan.
|1983||Mediterranean Games||Casablanca, Morocco||2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:04.54|
|World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||5th||4 × 400 m relay||3:05.10|
|1984||European Indoor Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||1st||800 m||1:48.05|
|Olympic Games||Los Angeles, United States||5th||800 m||1:44.53|
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||7th||800 m||1:48.03|
He has won 6 times the individual national championship.
- 1 win in the 400 metres (1984)
- 3 wins in the 800 metres (1983, 1984, 1988)
- 2 wins in the 400 metres indoor (1983, 1988)