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Cagnotto Tania's profile

07-06-2012 01:25 BJT

Name: Cagnotto Tania

Sport: Women’s 3m Springboard

Date of Birth: 15 May 1985

Home: Bolzano, Italy

Height: 1.60 meters


Tania Cagnotto is an Italian diver. She is the first Italian female diver to win a medal in a World Championship. She was born in Bolzano, the daughter of Giorgio Cagnotto, winner of four diving Olympic medals between the 1970s and 1980s, and Carmen Casteiner, another Italian diver.

She won her first medal at age 14. Since then, she has won several other championships in Europe and the USA. A participant in the 2004 Summer Olympics, in the European Tournament in Madrid, she was the gold medallist in the 10-meter platform event and won a bronze medal for her performance in the 3-meter springboard competition.

After a disappointing performance in the 10-meter platform final round at the Montreal 2005 World Championships, she won the bronze medal in the 3-meter springboard event. Cagnotto won a third consecutive bronze medal in the 3-meter springboard at the Rome 2009 World Championships, after a 4th place in the 1-meter springboard event. Together with Francesca Dallapè, she also won a silver medal in the 3-meter spiringboard synchronized event.

Major achievements

World Championships

2009 Silver (Rome, 3 m springbd. sync.)

2009 Bronze (Rome, 3 m springboard)

2011 Bronze (Shanghai, 1m springboard)

European Championships

2011 Gold (Torino, 1 m springboard)

2011 Gold (Torino, 3 m springbd. synchro)

2011 Bronze (Torino, 3 m springboard)

2012 Silver (Eindhoven, 1 m springboard)

2012 Gold (Eindhoven, 3 m synchro)

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CNTV

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