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Tania Cagnotto

Italy Olympic Diving Tania Cagnotto
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Tania Cagnotto

Tania Cagnotto
  • Birth date 5/15/1985
  • Birthplace 2536
  • Hometown Bolzano
  • Residence Bolzano
  • Height/Weight 5'3"/ 118 lbs
  • Olympics 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012

Biography

Diving runs in Tania Cagnotto’s family history: her father Giorgio earned four Olympic medals in five Olympic appearances between 1964 and 1980, and her mother Carmen, an Olympic diver herself in 1976, was Cagnotto’s first coach. At the 2012 London Olympics, Cagnotto’s fourth Games, she finished fourth in both the individual and synchronized 3m events. At Worlds in 2015, she earned Italy’s first Worlds medals: a gold on the non-Olympic 1m springboard event and a bronze on the 3m springboard.
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Getting to know Tania Cagnotto

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Likes house music and has taken salsa classes

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First Italian woman to win a world championships diving medal of any color

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Prevented a Chinese medals sweep at the 2015 World Championships

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