Marangoni, who competed in gymnastics, was the only surviving participant of the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, where she competed aged 12.
Prima medaglia femminile italiana ai Giochi. Conquistò l'argento nella ginnastica a Amsterdam 1928. Il mondo dello sport italiano piange la scomparsa di Carla Marangoni 👉 https://t.co/7FOG1DBTIM pic.twitter.com/f5GDgIWLIx— CONI (@Coninews) January 19, 2018
"She will remain an unforgettable protagonist in the history of Italian sport and the Olympic movement," said CONI in a statement.
Marangoni's medal was the first by an Italian woman at the Olympics. She died at her home in Pavia in northern Italy.